Sidney Geist Terra Cotta Sculpture

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Sidney Geist Terra Cotta Sculpture

2,400.00

$2,400

United States
circa 1960s

Architectural sculpture in terra cotta of four geometric structures in spatial relationship by NYC artist Sidney Geist (1914-2005). Geist, who studied with William Zorach and Jose de Creeft in New York before WWII, and with Ossip Zadkine in Paris afterward, was a founding member of the Galerie Huit in Paris, and the Studio School in NY. He taught at Brooklyn College and U Cal Berkeley, and was a renowned authority on the work of Constantin Brancusi. A prolific sculptor, his work was shown extensively in the U.S. and abroad, including solo shows beginning in 1951 at Hacker Gallery in NYC. He incorporated a broad range of influences, from Picasso to American Indian art of the Northwest Coast. From an upper West side NYC estate. Initialed "SG."

Condition
Excellent. Fine original condition with minor wear, including a few minor chips, consistent with age and material

Measurements
Height: 7.5 in.
Width/Length: 14 in.
Depth: 7.25 in.

Specifications
Number of items: 1
Materials/techniques:  Terra cotta

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