(1912 - 1999)
George Sugarman was active/lived in New York. George Sugarman is known for collage, sculptor-assemblage.
Biography George Sugarman
Sculptor/painter George Sugarman's (1912-1999) early sculpture was abstract, in a Cubist mode. Wood was carved asymmetrically, suspended and extended horizontally, to express space. Later, the wood was painted in bright colors, in chaotic sequences, which were like three-dimensional equivalents of Abstract Expressionist paintings.
The subsequent use of acrylics on metal in a full range of color "forms a bridge between painting and sculpture" and helps to "articulate the formal problems set in each sculpture." With a disregard for industrially available materials, he preferred to render complicated forms from the imagination in order to obtain a desired "particularity of statement."
Sugarman was educated at City College of Ne
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