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ANDRÉ, Carl (<i>born</i> 1935), Sculptor, painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ANDRÉ, Carl (born 1935), Sculptor, painter

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1935, in Quincy (Massachusetts).

Sculptor, painter.

Minimal Art.

Carl André attended the Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts from 1951 to 1953, where he met Frank Stella. On a trip to Europe in 1954 he discovered Brancusi's sculptures and megalithic monuments. He lives in New York.

He was one of the founders of Minimal Art, the typically American abstract art movement. This form

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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