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American, 20th century, male.

Born 23 July 1914, in Greece. Died 23 November 2010, in Provincetown, Massechusetts.

Painter, sculptor.

Neo-Constructivism.

Nassos Daphnis emigrated to the USA in 1930 and took part in numerous group exhibitions - notably the Carnegie International in Pittsburgh in 1958 and ...

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American, 20th century, female.

Born in New Orleans.

Sculptor.

Neo-Constructivism, Op Art.

Lillian Florsheim assembles transparent Plexiglas tubes and discs in a Constructivist style, building up long and tall rhythmic columns. She exhibits mainly in the United Sates, but also in Tel Aviv and Paris, and has held shows of kinetic art in Germany....

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Colin C. Sanderson

American sculptor of Belorussian birth. He was brought up in the Russian town of Bryansk, where his father owned a metallurgy business. Early paintings display his romantic and literary spirit, for example Self-portrait (c. 1907–10; artist’s family priv. col., see 1986 exh. cat., pl. 128), but in ...

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Terence A. Senter

American painter, sculptor, photographer, designer, film maker, theorist, and teacher, of Hungarian birth. Moholy-Nagy’s importance in the 20th century is based as much on his theories as on his practical work. His ideologies related to the relationship between space, time, and light, and the interaction of man with these forces. His great achievement was that he applied his mystical outlook to highly practical enterprises and always recognized the purpose behind his creativity....

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Elisabeth Roark

American sculptor. Brought up near Glasgow in Scotland, Rickey left in 1929 to study in Paris with Andre Lhote, Fernand Léger, and Amédée Ozenfant. He returned to the USA in 1934, taught at several colleges, was partly funded by the Works Progress Administration, and continued to paint. While working as an engineer in the army during World War II, Rickey had access to a machine shop and created his first sculpture: small mobiles reminiscent of Alexander Calder’s work. After exposure to Constructivist theories through lectures by Naum Gabo at the Institute of Design, Chicago, and an exhibition of works by Antoine Pevsner at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in ...

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Holliday T. Day

American sculptor. He received a BA from New York City College in 1934, served in the US Navy between 1941 and 1945 and studied with the Cubist sculptor Ossip Zadkine in Paris in 1951–2. After travelling in Italy and Spain to look at Baroque architecture and sculpture, he returned to New York in ...