(1934 - 2014)
Tal Streeter was active/lived in New Mexico, New York. Tal Streeter is known for kinetic sculpture-kites.
Biography Tal Streeter
Tal Streeter was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1934. Streeter's family moved to Manhattan, Kansas when he was two-years old and he went through school there graduating from Manhattan High School in 1952. He attended the Univ. of Kansas, earning a BFA and MFA in Design & Sculpture and teaching there before moving to New York to initiate his career in sculpture.
His early work showed linear steel sculptures, painted black. The linearity was retained during the 1970s when the work grew in scale to large, public pieces painted a distinctive deep-red color. In 1969 Streeter went to Japan to study the art of kite making.
Following his return to the United States two years later, he wrote the The
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Kansas City Star (Aug. 19, 1970); AskART, www.askart.com, accessed Apr. 16, 2009; http://www.streckernelsongallery.com/Artists_nu/Streeter.htm, accessed Apr. 16, 2009; Krantz, Les. American Artists (New York: Facts on File, 1985).
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.
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