John Clements Gregory
(1879 - 1958)
John Clements Gregory was active/lived in New York. John Gregory is known for figure sculpture.
Biography John Clements Gregory
A sculptor*, medalist*, and teacher, John Clements Gregory came to the U.S. at age 14 and spent most of his life in New York City. Of him it was written that he "transformed classical themes into a modernist aesthetic." (Falk)
As an educator, he was a professor of art at Columbia University from 1916-25, and Chair of the Sculpture Department of the Beaux-Arts Institute of Design from 1921-23.
A medallic* artist, he was a member of the Society of Medalists*. In 1940, he entered Ceres Blessing, an allegorical medal, in the Whitney Museum of American Art's exhibition sponsored by the National Sculpture Society*.
His education included an apprenticeship with J. Massey Rhind, 1900; a fellowship at
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