Nicholas Africano | the artist
The artist Nicholas Africano
Born 1948, Kankakee, Illinois, USA.
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Standing Figure in Gray Flannel Pants, 2002; cast glass with with granite pedestal.
The Shadow [I Beat this Fucker Up]' and other works
Nicholas Africano, first associated with the New Image painters of the late 70s, became known in the 80s for his paintings and works on paper which featured small, isolated figures. Africano began exploring the sculptural possibilities of these figures first in clay, and then in glass, working at such major glass ateliers as Pilchuck in Seattle. He has since been refining these figures, adding different pigments and finishes…