George Segal, sculptures, 1958-1988
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George Segal, sculptures, 1958-1988 4 March-30 April 1989 by George Segal

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Published by New Jersey Center for Visual Arts in Summit, N.J .
Written in English


  • Segal, George, 1924- -- Exhibitions

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Bibliography: p. 31.

Statementessay by Brian O"Doherty.
ContributionsO"Doherty, Brian., New Jersey Center for Visual Arts.
LC ClassificationsNB237.S44 A4 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2185150M
ISBN 100925915009
LC Control Number89003075

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  Biography of George Segal Childhood and Education. George Segal was born in New York City on Novem to Jewish immigrants from Poland. His father, who had come to America in , would lose all his brothers at the hands of the Nazis. Segal's parents ran a kosher butcher shop in the Bronx, working long hours, and dreamt of a more.   The exhibition "George Segal: Sculptor as Photographer" will open on Monday, J at the Milberg Gallery, Firestone Library on the Princeton University campus. The show focuses on the late American artist George Segal, who spent most of his creative life in nearby North Brunswick, N.J., and draws on materials that the George and Helen Segal Foundation donated to the Princeton University. Learn More about George Segal. George Segal on Google; George Segal at the Walker Art Center; George Segal was born in in New York City and died from cancer in June, , at the age of During his long career, he became not only a very important Pop Artist, he also created a distinctive technique of making sculpture which influenced many younger artists who followed him. SEGAL, George (b. 26 November in New York City; d. 9 June in South Brunswick, New Jersey), sculptor and painter who placed plaster casts made from live models within real was the younger son of Jacob Segal, a butcher and chicken farmer, and Sophie Gerstenfeld Segal. He attended Public School 70 in the Bronx and Stuyvesant High School, a public .