(1914 - 2005)
Sidney Geist was active/lived in New York, New Jersey. Sidney Geist is known for painted sculpture-vivid colors.
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Biography Sidney Geist
A sculptor, teacher, art writer and scholar specializing in
the Romanian sculptor, Constantin Brancusi, Sidney Geist lived to age
91 and was based in New York City. As a sculptor, he was not tied to any particular movement or
style but drew inspiration from various cultures including American
Indian art and the work of Picasso, David Smith and Brancusi.
Geist was born and raised in Paterson, New Jersey and then
attended St. Stephen's College in Annandale, New York. From 1931
to 1937, he was an apprentice to Paul Fiene, painter, and then spent a
year at the Art Students League in New York. From 1938 to 1940, he was a
sculptor on the Federal Arts Project of New Jersey. During World
War II, he was in
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