Claire Falkenstein

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Birthday
22, 1908
Birthplace
Oregon
Death Date
Oct 23, 1997 (89)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
22, 1908
Birthplace
Oregon
Death Date
Oct 23, 1997 (89)

About

American sculptor and painter who created large-scale abstract metal and glass public sculptures, such as The New Gates of Paradise.

Before Fame

She went to the University of California at Berkeley without initially studying art, but soon discovered it was her passion.

Trivia

She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1978.

Family Life

Her father managed a lumber mill and her mother encouraged her artistic expression.

Associated With

She was good friends with Peggy Guggenheim.

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