Claire Falkenstein Abstract Sculpture

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Bronze and glass sculpture by artist Claire Falkenstein (1908-1997). Welded bronze tubing with fuzed colored glass accents with a wonderful patina to the bronze. Claire Falkenstein was a painter, sculptor, jewelry maker and teacher, she is well known for her large scale installations. She attended Mills College in 1933 and the University of California Berkeley from 1927-1930, she graduated with a major in Art and two minors in Anthropology and Philosophy. She preferred to call her "sculptures" "structures" and worked in San Francisco in the 1930s-1940s, Paris from 1950-1963 and the rest of her life in Los Angeles. While in Paris she became part of the European circle of artists which included Jean Arp, Alberto Giacometti, Karel Appel, Georges Mathieu and Antoni Tapies, later she become part of the soon to be known "Les Americans a Paris". She has had many shows and is in many museums.
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Creator
Claire Falkenstein (Artist)
Of the Period
American Modern
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
1970s
Period
1970-1979
Materials and Techniques
Welded   Bronze
Other   Art Glass
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
14 in. H x 20 in. W x 6 in. D
36 cm H x 51 cm W x 15 cm D
Dealer Location
San Francisco, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU83696301053
Address
Farnsworth
393 Valencia St.
San Francisco CA 94103
US
(415) 870-8477
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