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Charles Umlauf

 (1911 - 1994)
Charles Umlauf was active/lived in Texas, Michigan / Italy.  Charles Umlauf is known for animal and figure sculpture-nudes, drawing.

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Charles Umlauf


Charles Umlauf's sculptures range in style from realistic and abstract expressionism to lyrical abstraction. His influences include Rodin, Henry Moore and Jacques Lipschitz.

He was born in South Haven Michigan in 1911 of German immigrant parents and studied at the Chicago School of Sculpture and the Chicago Art Institute. He worked at numerous jobs in Chicago including the Federal Art Project for which he did sculpture commissions for public buildings.

He moved to Austin Texas in 1941 with his family where he taught for 40 years in the Art Department of the University of Texas. From 1960 until 1991 he personally supervised the casting of his sculptures in various foundries in Italy. Charles Umlauf died in 1994.

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About  Charles Umlauf

Born:  1911 - South Haven, Michigan
Died:   1994 - Austin, Texas
Known for:  animal and figure sculpture-nudes, drawing