Andre (William Andre) Harvey
(1941 - 2018)
Andre (William Andre) Harvey was active/lived in Delaware, Florida / France. Andre Harvey is known for intricately detailed realistic bronze figures, animals and sea creatures.
Biography Andre (William Andre) Harvey
"André Harvey, Sculptor of the Natural World, Is Dead at 76," Obituary by Richard Sandomir, The New York Times, February 16, 2018
By 1969, André Harvey had been a writer and a teacher, but he could not envision continuing happily in either career. Then, on a yearlong trip abroad with his wife, Bobbie, he peered into an art gallery in Vallauris, France, and was struck by the abstract welded sculptures in the window.
Sculpture, he told his wife on the spot, was what he wanted to do.
But he had no artistic training. So he persuaded the gallery owner to teach him welding, and with his wife helping to make pottery in the gallery’s nearby studio, they were paid in meals.
After Mr. Harvey returned to the United S
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