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John De Andrea

American, b. 1941

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John De Andrea

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American, b. 1941

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Biography

John de Andrea is known for his life-size sculptural portraits of the human figure, primarily female nudes in naturalistic poses. Casting his sculptures in polyester resin, polyvinyl, fiberglass, or polychrome bronze, and sometimes using friends as models, de Andrea devotes meticulous attention to detail, aiming to capture the uniqueness of each individual. His hyperreal figures are sometimes presented in groups, or as couples in the act of lovemaking, and often incorporate natural hair. His work bears close comparison to that of Duane Hanson and George Segal.

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Represented by industry leading galleries.
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Group show at a major institution
Serpentine Galleries, and 1 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 1 more
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Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale International Exhibition, and 1 more
Biography

John de Andrea is known for his life-size sculptural portraits of the human figure, primarily female nudes in naturalistic poses. Casting his sculptures in polyester resin, polyvinyl, fiberglass, or polychrome bronze, and sometimes using friends as models, de Andrea devotes meticulous attention to detail, aiming to capture the uniqueness of each individual. His hyperreal figures are sometimes presented in groups, or as couples in the act of lovemaking, and often incorporate natural hair. His work bears close comparison to that of Duane Hanson and George Segal.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Established
Established representation
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Group
Group show at a major institution
Serpentine Galleries, and 1 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 1 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale International Exhibition, and 1 more