(1882 - 1946)
Elie (Eliasz) Nadelman was active/lived in New York / France, Poland. Elie Nadelman is known for abstract figure and animal sculpture.
Biography Elie Nadelman
A sculptor of abstract human figures, Elie Nadelman was one of the
first Beaux-Arts* style trained sculptors to experiment with abstraction in
figurative subjects. He applied aesthetic theories he learned in
Europe to American subjects and popular culture. His work seems a
combination of classical* methods and folk art*, which merge to create a
unique fusion of traditional and modern.
Born with the name Eliasz Nadelman on February 20, 1882 in Warsaw, Poland he was the youngest of
seven children of Philip and Hannah Nadelman. He grew up in
Poland's Russian Zone, where the tensions of anti-Semitism
existed. His parentsm who owned a jewelry shop, decided to raise their children in a relatively
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