James Herman sculptures
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.
- circa 1970's
- Herman, James (Person)
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.
9 Linear Feet (3 sculptures )
The collection consists of three steel and plexiglass sculptures created by artist James Herman.
The collection consists of three sculptures.
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
- James Herman at Art on Campus, Rochester Institute of Technology
The sculptures vary in size from 10 x 1 to 5 x 3 feet.
Finding aid created by Lisa Witt in February 2015.
- James Herman sculptures
- RIT Art Collection
- Lisa Witt
- 26 February 2015
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