George Herms
American, born 1935
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Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2007
George Herms: Assemblages,
Galerie Vallois
2005
George Herms: Hot Set,
Santa Monica Museum of Art
2003
Sepia Jones Collages,
Ace Gallery

A pioneer of assemblage sculpture who came of age as an artist at the heart of the Beat Generation, George Herms transforms discarded, mundane objects into poetic sculptures that exemplify the Beat aesthetic of open, free-form association. Herms likens his works to jazz, claiming: “The feeling I get when leaving a …

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