(1906 - 1991)
Herbert Ferber was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts. Herbert Ferber is known for contemporary open form abstract sculpture.
Biography Herbert Ferber
Sculptor Herbert Ferber was born in New York City in 1906 with the name
of Herbert Ferber Silvers. His love of literature sparked his
artistic talents, beginning with an interest in the history of art,
which inspired him to go to museums in New York City as much as he
could in the late 20s.
From college he went on to dental
school, and it was there when he had to make anatomical drawings that
he discovered he had a talent for naturalistic drawing. Ferber was
encouraged by a teacher in dentistry, who was a collector of work by
Abraham Walkowitz, to carry on with art as an "extra-dental interest."
a year of dental school, he began to attend the Beaux Art Institute of
Design, which was distantly affiliated
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