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Ahron Ben-Shmuel

 (1903 - 1984)
Ahron Ben-Shmuel was active/lived in New York / Israel.  Ahron BenShmuel is known for granite figural stone sculpture, abstract painting.

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Sculptor Ahron Ben-Shmuel began carving in his father's shop, where pelts and skins were removed from animals and placed over carved wooden replicas. He began carving anything he could find: pieces of chalk from school and pieces of marble, limestone, or sandstone from demolition rubbish.

Ben-Shmuel was exhilarated to discover his gift for sculpture as a "sixth sense" by which he could transform impressions from his other senses and "muscularly think them out into moving forms".

His formal training began in a stone yard, where he served a three-year apprenticeship as a monument carver. He also worked for other sculptors, reproducing their models in stone. His independent study of primitive and classical sculpture in museums   ...  Displaying 750 of 1525 characters.

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