(1927 - 2000)
John Paul Manship was active/lived in New York. John Manship is known for town-landscape, mural, sculptor.
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Painter John Paul Manship, son of internationally-recognized sculptor Paul Manship, was born in New York on January 16, 1927, where the family had been moved by his mother, Isabel, prior to his birth to avoid any possible later conscription in the French army. Young Manship's road to art seems to have been a hesitant one, perhaps because of his father's fame. Though he painted theatrical sets at The Buckley School in New York City; was encouraged in art during brief attendance at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts; and was introduced to abstract painting at the High School of Music and Art (today's LaGuardia High School) by high school friends who had studied with Hans Hoffmann (1880-1966); Manship nonetheless enrolled at the Mannes
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