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David Adickes


Sculptor David Adickes is known for a major project titled Presidents Park in Williamsburg, Virginia, where he created 42 portraits bust of American presidents. Each sculpture is twenty feet tall, and their size was the subject of much protest and controversy.  However, a court ruling allowed them to stay.

Source: Art & Antiques, November 2000

Now mainly known as a creator of giant sculpture, Adickes spent most of his professional life teaching, painting, and creating small bronzes.  A commission for Houston's Performing Art Center in 1982 marks the beginning of his giant sculpture design.  After the 36-foot tall cellist  called the Virtuoso in a cubist style, he   ...  Displaying 750 of 1479 characters.



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About  David Adickes

Born:  1927 - Huntsville, Texas
Known for:  sculptor-portrait bust, painter