(1926 - 2000)
Stanley Robert Boxer was active/lived in New York. Stanley Boxer is known for abstract impasto painting, sculpture, printmaking.
The following was written and submitted by Jean Ershler Schatz, artist and researcher from Laguna Woods, California.
Stanley Boxer was born in New York City in 1925. He drew obsessively as a child, often sketching the cowboys and Indians he saw in movies. He entered the Navy at the age of sixteen to fight in World War II.
After the war his older brother encouraged him to apply to the Art Students League, where an instructor told him he had talent and ought to start taking classes immediately. He won a fellowship from John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He became a noted painter and sculptor but preferred being known as a 'practitioner' because he believed that constant practice was the o ... Displaying 750 of 10429 characters.