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Ibram Lassaw

 (1913 - 2003)
Ibram Lassaw was active/lived in New York.  Ibram Lassaw is known for abstract space sculpture.

Biography  
Ibram Lassaw


The following is from Denise Lassaw, daughter of the artist:

Born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1913, Ibram Lassaw came to the U.S. in 1921. At age thirteen he joined a sculpture class at the Brooklyn Children's Museum, taught by Dorothea Denslow who with her students, formed the Clay Club, and later The Sculpture Center. Lassaw also studied classical sculpture at the Beaux Arts Institute of Design, 1930-31, and attended City College of New York.

He began experimenting with abstraction in both two and three-dimensional forms around 1928. He worked for several years on the Federal Arts Project of the Public Works Administration, before being drafted into the army during WWII.

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About  Ibram Lassaw

Born:  1913 - Alexandria, Egypt
Died:   2003 - East Hampton, New York
Known for:  abstract space sculpture