H.C. Westermann

American, 1922–1981

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Bio

H.C. Westermann is known for his folkloric sculptures and works on paper that pair strong moral commentary with playfulness and humor, particularly in his recurring image of the Death Ship. Influenced by his combat experience in World War II and …

Notable Works

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Career Highlights
User
Solo show at a major institution
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Group
Group show at a major institution
Museo Reina Sofia
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Anderson Collection at Stanford University
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 3 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Whitney Biennial
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Works for Sale

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