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 Bruce Beasley  (1939 - )

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Lived/Active: California      Known for: sculptor-assemblage, collage, organic

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BIOGRAPHY for Bruce Beasley
1939 (Los Angeles, California)

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Bruce Beasley was born in Los Angeles in 1939.  Beasley discovered a talent for metalwork as a young boy.  He studied art while enrolled at Dartmouth College and attended summer school at Otis Art Institute.  He later transferred to UC Berkeley as a sculptor major.  Upon graduation, he established a studio in a dilapidated warehouse in West Oakland and built his own foundry. 

Exhibited:  Guggenheim Museum; Musem of Modern Art (New York City); Oakland Museum, 2005 (retrospective); internationally. 

Works held:  Wichita Museum; Stanford University; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Who's Who in American Art, 1986-2004.
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