Robert S Berks
(1922 - 2011)
Robert S. Berks was active/lived in United States. Robert Berks is known for portrait bust sculpture at Kennedy Center, industrial design.
Biography Robert S. Berks
Robert Berks (April 26, 1922 – May 16, 2011) was an American sculptor, industrial designer and planner. He created hundreds of bronze sculptures and monuments including the Mary McLeod Bethune Memorial, and the Albert Einstein Memorial in Washington, D.C.
He grew up in Hecht House, Boston. He studied at the Boston Museum. In 1953, he married Dorothy “Tod” Berks.
One of Berks's most famous works is a bust of former President John Fitzgerald Kennedy that can be found in the Grand Foyer of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC.
A copy of his Bust of Abraham Lincoln was displayed in the Oval Office during the Clinton Administration. Another of his statues, that of the Swedish botanist and phy
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