biography of Lin Braselman EMERY (1928)

Birth place: NYC

Addresses: NYC; New Orleans

Profession: Sculptor

Studied: Ossip Zadkine Studio, Paris, France; Sculpture Ctr., New York.

Exhibited: Southern Art Mus. Dirs. Assn., six-mus. tour, 1955-56 (solo); PAFA, 1960, 1964; Far East Tour, Int. House & U.S. Info Service, three countries, 1962; New Directions, AFA Tour, 1962-63; Sculpture:1900-65, DeWaters Art Mus., 1965; Sculpture Center, NYC, 1970s.

Work: DeWaters AC, Flint, MI; NOMA; Norton Art Galleries, West Palm Beach, FL; Huntington Mus. Art, WV; Walter P. Chrysler Mus., Provincetown, MA. Commissions: Aquamobile, Germantown Nat. Bank, Phila., 1965; monument & aquamobile, State of Louisiana, Civic Center, New Orleans, 1968-71; aquamobile, Univ. South, Columbia, 1970-72; aquamobile, Fidelity Nat. Bank, Oklahoma City, OK, 1971; magnetmobile, South Central Bell, Birmingham, AL, 1972.

Comments: Preferred media: kinetics, metals. Positions: visiting critic, Tulane Univ. Sch. Arch., 1967-68.

Sources: WW73; Lansford, New Talent," Art in Am. (1955); Moore & Allen, "Metal that Moves," Louisiana Magazine (1967); Pierce, "Lin Emery's Aquamobiles," Art Int. (1969); Falk, Exh. Record Series.

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