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Paul Howard Manship

 (1885 - 1966)
Paul Howard Manship was active/lived in New York, New Hampshire.  Paul Manship is known for art deco figure sculpture, medallic art.

Paul Howard Manship

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Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, Paul Manship became a leading influence in contemporary sculpture from the 1920s to the end of World War II.  His work was "distinguished by their simplified and polychromatic forms, clean sinuous lines, slender curves, and lyrical surfaces" (Reynolds 241).  His subjects often hearkened back to ancient or classical themes and his style, emphasizing simple lines, combined Greek and Oriental influences as well as Art Deco that was so popular in the 1920s and 1930s.

Manship attended the Institute of Art in St. Paul from 1892 to 1903.  Then he enrolled briefly in the Art Students League, where he assisted Solon Borglum in stone carving projects before transferring to the Pennsylvania   ...  Displaying 750 of 4727 characters.

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About  Paul Howard Manship

Born:  1885 - St. Paul, Minnesota
Died:   1966 - New York City
Known for:  art deco figure sculpture, medallic art