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Rare Carved Limestone.Art Deco. W P A, Cubist Sculpture by William Slattery


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Rare Carved Limestone.Art Deco. W P A, cubist sculpture by William Slattery Included original printed brochure from exhibit,, see photo of sculpture (upper left),, G. (Bill) Slattery, born in Boksburg, South Africa on 16th February, 1929, attended Technical College, Johannesburg 1943/45, apprenticed as turner and fitter at Wit Nigel Gold Mines from 1946/47, attended evening classes in drawing and painting in Johannesburg 1948/50, worked for a number of advertising agencies in Johannesburg, obtained a bursary to study in Vienna. Bill Slattery emigrated in 1951, studied at the University Academy for Applied Arts, Vienna from 1951 to 1953; worked as an art director for Brunner, Bodmer & Co., Zurich from 1953 to 1956, designed children’s books, produced his first gouaches and collages. After seeing Bill Slattery’s works in Vienna in 1955, Bob Adams of Burke, Dowling Adams, in Atlanta invited the artist to join as graphic designer for a series of posters for Delta Airlines which were completed in 1957 and displayed around the USA until 1961. Bill Slattery obtained 13 gold medals from the “Art Directors Club” New York; in 1957 he was appointed Director of the Graphics Department of the Atlanta Art Institute. 1959 Bill Slattery returned to Europe – .
  • Creator:
    Bill Zuro (Artist)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 16 in (40.64 cm)Width: 15 in (38.1 cm)Depth: 14 in (35.56 cm)
  • Style:
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
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  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Buffalo, NY
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU1062431311072

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