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us: Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford), 1922-1981

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  • Fuller Name

    • Horace Clifford
  • Variants

    • us: Westermann, Horace Clifford, 1922-
    • us: Westermann, Cliff, 1922- 1981
  • Addtional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1922-12-11
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1981-11-03
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Danbury (Conn.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Marine Corps
    • Gender

    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Painters
          (lcsh) Printmakers
            (lcsh) Sculptors
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        • Earlier Established Forms

            Westermann, Horace Clifford, 1922-Westermann, Horace Clifford,1922-
        • Sources

          • found: His H. C. Westermann, 1968.
          • found: H.C. Westermann, c1997: t.p. (H.C. Westermann) p. 6, etc. (Horace Clifford Westermann, Jr.; b. Dec. 11, 1922, Los Angeles, Calif.; d. 1981, Danbury, Conn.; painter, sculptor)
          • found: Wikipedia, November 2, 2015 (H. C. Westermann; H. C. Westermann (Horace Clifford "Cliff" Westermann) was an American printmaker and sculptor whose art constituted a scathing commentary on militarism and materialism; his sculptures frequently incorporated traditional carpentry and marquetry techniques; he was born December 11, 1922 in Los Angeles, California; Westermann worked in logging camps as a rail worker in the Pacific Northwest; during World War II he served as a gunner in the U.S. Marine Corps on the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise; he toured the Far East as an acrobat with the United Service Organization, and enrolled in The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1947; in 1950, Westermann re-enlisted in the Marines for service in the Korean War; after his discharge, he returned to The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (1952-1954) and completed his studies in fine art where he worked primarily in painting, transitioning to sculpture in 1954; in 1967, he was one of the celebrities featured on the cover of the Beatles' album, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band; he died November 3, 1981 in Danbury, Connecticut)
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          • 1982-11-27: new
          • 2015-11-04: revised
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