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Robert Graham: Mexico-born Versatile American Artist Renowned for his Bronze Human Nudes in Public Places

On this day, 19th August, 1938, Robert Graham, a now-renowned American sculptor was born to Adelina Graham and Roberto Pena in Mexico. A fiercely independent perfectionist with a high-tech skills and a fascination with the female figure, Robert’s personal work explores nearly every conceivable position and pose of the female nude, often on an intimate …

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Farewell to a vision of monumental whimsy: Claes Oldenburg passes away at 93 

Obituary A giant overturned ice cream cone suspended over the steely corner of a chrome-and-glass building in Germany\’s Cologne; a colossal hamburger, pickle perched demurely on top, made of canvas and foam and cardboard, courting controversy in Ontario, Canada; a mammoth installation of a spoon with a jumbo cherry poised on its tip in Minneapolis, …

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