Paul Harris was active/lived in California, New Mexico, Florida. Paul Harris is known for abstract human form and still life sculpture.
Biography Paul Harris
Paul Harris, born 1925, began making plaster sculpture of the human form in New Mexico in the late 1940's. Throughout the fifties his sculpture remained largely experimental. Utilizing plaster, papier-mâché and string, Harris created raw, ephemeral and thought-provoking works, which would receive critical praise throughout the decade at New York's Poindexter Gallery.
The masks, figures and environments from the period were intended to convey psychological emotions as they unveiled not only the figure but also the space it mentally and physically occupied. He injected a linear quality to control the whole and give action and life to dense masses that were added to, shaped, scraped or woven--- a never ending referenc
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