(1924 - 2011)
Stanley Bleifeld was active/lived in Connecticut, New York / Italy. Stanley Bleifeld is known for figurative sculpture, sports figures and religious themes.
Biography Stanley Bleifeld
A sculptor and President of the National Sculpture Society* from 1991 to 1993, Stanley Bleifeld was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, and was an art student at Temple University in Philadelphia. He began his fine-art career as a painter. However, a visit to Italy and exposure to the bronzes of Donatello, Michelangelo, and Ghiberti changed his direction. Many of his early pieces were religious subjects, and reflected both painting and sculptural techniques in bas reliefs* that had "liquid landscapes in undulating reliefs and free-flowing portraits reminiscent of classical fragments" (166-167). He later turned from these abstract* pieces to more realistic figures in bronze.
In 1990, Bleifeld received the Henry H
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