Joel Shapiro

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Birthday
27, 1941
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
New York

About

American sculptor who created dynamic works composed of simple rectangular shapes, such as his Untitled piece in the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Before Fame

He lived in India for two years while in the Peace Corps.

Trivia

His later works have the appearance of flying, falling, and being suspended in space.

Family Life

He married the artist Ellen Phelan.

Associated With

His work was inspired by Donald Judd.