(1913 - 1993)
Peter Agostini was active/lived in New York, North Carolina / Mexico. Peter Agostini is known for whimsical assemblage, abstract expressionism.
Biography Peter Agostini
From New York City, Peter Agostini, a second generation Abstract Expressionist, was a sculptor who early in his career worked primarily in plaster over various armatures with balloon-like spheres that anticipated Pop Art imagery in his exploration of the every-day world. He also produced plaster forms, "frozen from life" and molded from found objects such as squeezed inner tubes piled on top of each other, pillows, paper, thin sheets of metal and clotheslines. Many of his works suggested turbulent themes such as hurricanes and action horses and riders. In the 1970s, he turned to figure pieces in clay and also did watercolors and mono-prints.
Peter Agostini spent a year at the Leonardo da Vinci School of Art in New York City, a year a
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