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George Segal

Born:
New York, New York 1924

Died:
South Brunswick, New Jersey 2000

Active in:

  • New Jersey

Biography

Born in New York City. Initially a painter, later a sculptor, best known for his life-size figures made from white, plaster-impregnanted bandages but often placed in realistic positions and settings.

Charles Sullivan, ed American Beauties: Women in Art and Literature (New York: Henry N. Abrams, Inc., in association with National Museum of American Art, 1993)