George Segal

American, 1924-2000

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George Segal

American, 1924-2000

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Whether portraying modern couples sitting in a park (Gay Liberation, 1980), or a biblical family’s …

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Whether portraying modern couples sitting in a park (Gay Liberation, 1980), or a biblical family’s unfolding drama (Abraham’s Farewell to Ishmael, 1987), George Segal’s life-size human figures express the fragility of the human condition. Hyperrealism, achieved by making full-body casts of live models using plaster …

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Selected career achievements
Blue chip
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
High auction record
$1m, Christie's, 2014
Solo show at a major institution
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 5 more
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum International Magazine, and 1 more
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