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Chiam Gross

Price: $225.00

Framed, 12 x 5, signed in pencil. This is a study for a sculpture. The frame and the image are in excellent condition. A very rare piece.

Chaim Gross immigrated to the United States in 1921 from Austria. His art studies began at the Kunstgewerbe Schule in Vienna shortly before he moved to the United States, where he studied at the Beaux-Arts Institute of Design. He studied with Elie Nadelman and at the Art Students League of New York, with Robert Laurent. Gross began exhibiting both his sculpture and graphic art in 1935, and was one of 250 sculptors who exhibited in the 3rd Sculpture International held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in the summer of 1949.Gross was a professor of printmaking and sculpture at both the Educational Alliance and the New School for Social Research in New York City, as well as a member of Artists Equity, the Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, and the National Institute of Arts and Letters. He served as President of the Sculptors Guild of America.