(1923 - 1988)
Leonard Schwartz was active/lived in Michigan, Ohio / France. Leonard Schwartz is known for abstract figural sculpture.
Biography Leonard Schwartz
Leonard Schwartz (1923 - 1988)
Leonard Schwartz was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1923 and spent most of
his formative years as a youngster in Detroit. At 16 he was a
protégé of Sam Cashwan. He attended the school of The Society of
Arts and Crafts until 1941, and majored in Philosophy and Art at Wayne
State University until 1943 when he entered the U.S. Navy. After
the war, he studied with Ossip Zadkine in Paris and also at the
Academie de la Grande Chaumiere. Schwartz also studied with
Joseph Albers at Black Mountain College in North Caroling. He
was, for a time, director of the Denver Art Academy in Colorado.
In later years he was sculpting and teaching privately in Europe.
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