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William Joseph Anastasi

 (born 1933)
William Joseph Anastasi is active/lives in New York.  William Anastasi is known for minimalism, conceptualism, installation sculpture.

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William Joseph Anastasi


William Anastasi was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 11, 1933. He studied at the University of Pennsylvania from 1953 to 1958. He is an artist noted for his conceptual coolness and seriously irreverent wit. For example, at the entrance to the Scott Hanson Gallery was a piece from 1967, a stick-on wall label that reads:

William Anastasi
b. 1933
Label 1967
Type of paper

Next to it was another label that said the same thing. It was the label's label.

In 1963, he started making "blind" drawings and paintings in which he covered a canvas or paper with a kind of automatic writing done with his eyes closed. The lines were long and looping and formed a tangled skein across the surface. There was a strong f  ...  Displaying 750 of 3274 characters.



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About  William Joseph Anastasi

Born:  1933 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Known for:  minimalism, conceptualism, installation sculpture