Joel Shapiro
American, born 1941
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Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Lincoln Center Vera List Art Project
Selected exhibitions
2018
Joel Shapiro: Plaster, Paper, Wood, and Wire,
Yale University Art Gallery
2016
Joel Shapiro,
Nasher Sculpture Center
2012
Untitled | Joel Shapiro,
Rice University Art Gallery

Joel Shapiro has built his sculptures out of wood, wire, and cast bronze, relying on space and the position and proximity of the viewer to play with perception. These seemingly simple works are constructed out of multicolored painted blocks arranged into abstract shapes or, in the case of his 2011 exhibition at the …

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