(1912 - 2002)
Peter J. Grippe was active/lived in Massachusetts, New York. Peter Grippe is known for sculptor-urban figure, printmaker.
Biography Peter Grippe
Born in Buffalo, New York, Peter Grippe was a sculptor, medallist, printmaker, and muralist who lived in New York City and Newton, Massachusetts. His sculpture in abstract style was closely aligned to Cubism and depicted images of lonely people trapped in their urban environment of New York City. These pieces often had appendages of "anatomical fragments such as lips, hands, feet, noses, and eyes onto skyscraper walls" to suggest a unity or blending together. (Reynolds 244). As a medallist he created the arts award medallion for Brandeis University in 1954. He also completed two sculpture murals in 1955 for the Puerto Rican Information Center in New York City.
Grippe studied at the Albright-Knox Art School from 1923 to 1925 and the A
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