(1903 - 1977)
Mary Callery was active/lived in New York / France. Mary Callery is known for sculptor-mod shapes.
Biography Mary Callery
Mary Callery is known for her linear, open sculptures that are like drawings in metal. Her stick-figure acrobats and figures, poised in hair-edge equilibrium, or arranged in frieze-like bands, move in space and invite air to flow between their outlines.
Callery came from a wealthy background. Born in New York City and raised in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of James Callery, president of the Diamond National Bank and chairman of the board of the Pittsburgh Railways Company. She became interested in sculpture at age twelve. After graduating from Miss Spence's School in New York in 1921, she studied sculpture for four years with Edward McCartan at the Art Students League in New York. She married in 1923, and subsequently had a daugh
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