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Joel Elias Shapiro

 (born 1941)
Joel Elias Shapiro is active/lives in New York.  Joel Shapiro is known for abstract geometric sculpture, minimalism, abstract drawing.

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Joel Elias Shapiro


"Joel Shapiro on the Roof," Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, May1-November 18, 2001

A selection of five large cast-bronze and painted cast-aluminum sculptures by the American artist Joel Shapiro (born 1941) are installed in the Museum's Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden. The sculptures date from 1989 to the present; three of the five have not previously been exhibited in New York and two are newly created. Shapiro works in the Constructivist tradition, yet some of the sculpture included in this selection is residually figurative.

Shapiro was born in 1941 in New York City and grew up in Queens. His father was an internist and his mother was a microbiologist. After receiving his bachelor's degree from New York U  ...  Displaying 750 of 6087 characters.



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About  Joel Elias Shapiro

Born:  1941 - New York City
Known for:  abstract geometric sculpture, minimalism, abstract drawing