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ELIE NADELMAN POLISH-AMERICAN SCULPTOR BORN TODAY, FEBRUARY 20

The artist Elie Nadelman, standing amid a studio class, about 1915.

 

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Creator of such fanciful sculptural images, delicate yet suggestive of muscular power.  I love this horse!

 

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Witty dancer, executed in painted cherry wood:

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Man in top hat reminds me of a slimmer Churchill, at least determination-wise!

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So sorry to know that Nadelman's life ended all too soon, and all too tragically abruptly.  He had so much beauty to bring.

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Re: ELIE NADELMAN POLISH-AMERICAN SCULPTOR BORN TODAY, FEBRUARY 20

I admire all artistic endeavors and those who have such talent.  These sculptures are very interesting and while I am not familiar with Nadelman, I find his work refreshing.  Like many artists their lives are not always easy and struggles many.  Sometimes fame comes after they pass and their work finally appreciated.

 

I love the horse piece too and I would like to see more of Nadelman's work.  Thanks for the informative post, Oznell, it is always a positive to learn something new.

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Re: ELIE NADELMAN POLISH-AMERICAN SCULPTOR BORN TODAY, FEBRUARY 20

 

"Resting Stag":

 

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Well put, @spiderw .  He was indeed interesting!

 

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