Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Joel Shapiro

First sculpture is "Untitled 2007."

Second sculpture is "Untitled 96-97."

Third sculpture is "Float."

Born: 1941, New York.
Joel Shapiro is an American sculptor renowned fo his dynamic work composed of simple rectangular shapes. He is represented by the Pace Gallery in New York. He also works and lives in New York. He received a B.A. in 1964 and a M.A. in 1969 from New York University.

While serving in the Peace Corp, in India, Shapiro saw many Indian artworks and has said, "India gave me the sense of... the possibility of being an artist."

If yall go to this website you can see more on Joel Shapiro, plus many more artists.

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