Silverman, Arthur, 1923- | Tulane University Special Collections

Name: Silverman, Arthur, 1923-

Historical Note: Arthur Silverman was born in New York City in 1923. He received both a bachelor's degree (1944) and a medical degree (1947) from Tulane University. Silverman practiced urology for thirty years before becoming a sculptor. He has designed in a variety of scales, from public sculptures that are several stories high to specially- commissioned jewelry, and has exhibited in galleries in New Orleans as well as other cities including San Francisco, Memphis, New York, Chicago, and Atlanta. Public installations in New Orleans include sculptures at the Energy Centre on Poydras Street, Tulane's Uptown campus, Temple Sinai, and the Elysian Fields Sculpture Park adjacent to the University of New Orleans. Silverman has produced more than three hundred sculptures based on the tetrahedron, many of them constructed of aluminum. Silverman retired in 2007. His exhibition, "45 Years of Art" was held in February 2009 at Soren Christensen Gallery in New Orleans.
Sources: Manuscripts Collection 992
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