Martin Puryear

Sculptor, Visual Artist

1941 –

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Who is Martin Puryear?

Martin Puryear is an African-American sculptor. He works in media including wood, stone, tar, and wire, and his work is a union of minimalism and traditional crafts.

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Born
May 23, 1941
Washington, D.C.
Also known as
  • Martin L. Puryear
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, The Catholic University of America
    Art
    ( - 1963)
  • Master of Fine Arts, Yale School of Art
    Sculpture
    (1969 - 1971)
Lived in
  • Washington, D.C.
    (1941/05/23 - 1973)
  • Hudson Valley
    (1990 - )

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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