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Carl Andre

 (born 1935)
Carl Andre is active/lives in New York, Massachusetts.  Carl Andre is known for geometric sculpture, drawing.

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Carl Andre

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Born in Quincy, Massachusetts, Carl Andre became a leading sculptor of Minimalism, known for his geometric floor-piece installations conceived with a strong sense of uniformity of shapes and the subsequent interaction with their environments and with each other. It was a vast departure from the emotive work of the Abstract Expressionists who were all dominant in New York when he began his career.

He attended Philips Andover Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, where he studied art with Patrick Morgan, a student of Hans Hofmann, one of Abstract Expressionism's chief exponents.

Andre also attended Kenyon College in Ohio, traveled in Europe, enlisted in the Army, and then moved to New York City where Patrick Morgan introduced him t  ...  Displaying 750 of 2566 characters.



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About  Carl Andre

Born:  1935 - Quincy, Massachusetts
Known for:  geometric sculpture, drawing