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James Herman sculptures

 Collection — Object: 1-3
Identifier: RITArt-0092

Scope and Contents

The James Herman sculptures collection contains three steel and plexiglass sculptures. Two of the sculptures are in column form with layers of pink and orange plexiglass sandwiched between steel. The third sculpture is composed of a diamond shaped steel base topped by a large diamond shape composed of steel and plexiglass.

Dates

  • circa 1970's

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

James Robert Herman was born in New York City in 1934. He earned his BFA in Sculpture and Industrial Design from Carnegie Mellon University in 1961, and his MFA in Sculpture from Pratt Institute in 1962. James went on to teach at Rosary Hill College, SUNY Buffalo and the Rochester Institute of Technology, where he was also the Director of the Bevier Gallery.

As a sculptor, James produced art in welded steel, aluminum and plexiglass. In the 1980's, James shifted his focus to drawings and paintings.

Extent

9 Linear Feet (3 sculptures )

Language

English

Overview

The collection consists of three steel and plexiglass sculptures created by artist James Herman.

Arrangement

The collection consists of three sculptures.

Physical Location

1st Floor of the Wallace Center opposite Circulation Services
RIT Art Collection

Immediate Source of Acquisition

One of the untitled column sculptures was donated to the RIT Art Collection by Michael White. Accession number(s): 2014:094

Bibliography

  • James Herman at Art on Campus, Rochester Institute of Technology

Dimensions

The sculptures vary in size from 10 x 1 to 5 x 3 feet.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Lisa Witt in February 2015.

Creator

Source

Title
James Herman sculptures
Subtitle
RIT Art Collection
Status
Published
Author
Lisa Witt
Date
26 February 2015
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English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

Contact:
RIT Libraries
Wallace Center
90 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester NY 14623 USA
(585) 475-4613