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HANSON, Duane (1925 - 1996), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HANSON, Duane (1925 - 1996), Sculptor

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1925, in Alexandria (Minnesota); died 13 January 1996, in Florida.


Duane Hanson lived and worked in Davie, Florida. He started out as a teacher in high schools in the USA and Europe. His sculptures were noticed shortly before 1970. Certain artists in the USA were practising an exaggerated realism and, under the name hyperrealism, the movement became extraordinarily successful.

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