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Abeles, Sigmund

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1934-

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Sigmund Abeles papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-MS-13746
Scope and Contents Sigmund Abeles wrote in his “Recollections of Skowhegan:"I was taken to Myrtle Beach, S. C. at age two and a half by my recently separated Mother. In the educationally marginal, deep south's segregated schools I attended there were no art teachers and art was not taught. I discovered art and learned by myself after I obtained my drivers licence at fourteen and taught myself to draw from the extensive and fine collection of American figurative sculptures there [Brookgreen Gardens] ....
Dates: 1899 - 2004