Paul Howard Manship
(1885 - 1966)
Paul Howard Manship was active/lived in New York, New Hampshire. Paul Manship is known for art deco figure sculpture, medallic art.
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Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, Paul Manship became a leading influence in
contemporary sculpture from the 1920s to the end of World War II.
His work was "distinguished by their simplified and polychromatic
forms, clean sinuous lines, slender curves, and lyrical surfaces"
(Reynolds 241). His subjects often hearkened back to ancient or
classical themes and his style, emphasizing simple lines, combined
Greek and Oriental influences as well as Art Deco that was so popular
in the 1920s and 1930s.
Manship attended the Institute of Art in
St. Paul from 1892 to 1903. Then he enrolled briefly in the Art
Students League, where he assisted Solon Borglum in stone carving
projects before transferring to the Pennsylvania
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