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Herbert Ferber

Ferber, Herbert, 1906–91, American sculptor, b. New York City, grad. Columbia (D.D.S., 1930). His original name was Herbert Ferber Silvers. Turning from early massive figures in wood and stone, he developed large, spatially inventive abstractions in brazed metal called environmental sculpture. Among his works are Green Sculpture II (Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo), Sunwheel (Whitney Mus., New York City), and Covenant II and Flood II (Temple Anshe Chesed, Cleveland).

See catalog by W. Andersen (1962).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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