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Richard Howard Hunt

 (born 1935)
Richard Howard Hunt is active/lives in Illinois.  Richard Hunt is known for biomorphic, nature themed sculpture, found objects, graphics.

Richard Howard Hunt

Sculptor Richard Howard Hunt was born on September 12, 1935 in Chicago and raised there.  Most of his work is abstract, suggesting recognizable human and natural forms.  Hunt describes his work as, "the reconciliation of the organic and the industrial."

Hunt began in his teens, modeling in clay and carving in his bedroom at home. He later created a studio in the basement of his father's barbershop.  Intrigued by metalwork at the African collection of Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History, where his mother, a librarian, frequently took him. Working in a zoological lab at the University of Chicago contributed to his fascination with animal and insect forms.

Hunt attended the Art Institute of Chicag  ...  Displaying 750 of 3583 characters.

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About  Richard Howard Hunt

Born:  1935 - Chicago, Illinois
Known for:  biomorphic, nature themed sculpture, found objects, graphics