OCTOBER 9, 1941-FEBRUARY 6, 2018
Andre Harvey, sculptor, realized that he could never remain happy as a writer and teacher. And so, after traveling abroad, and stopping at an art gallery in France, he knew that sculpting welded abstracts would be the source of his occupational wellness. Despite having no artistic training, he navigated his way to becoming a master sculptor of the natural world, with tenacity, dedication, and apprenticeships.
David Cole, executive director of the Hagley Museum and Library in Wilmington, Del., said "what defines his work is that it is not only attentive to the forms of the natural world, but all his subjects seem to be alive. Even his plants seem to be pulsating.”
Harvey, who grew up in Pocopson, PA (minutes from my own birthplace and hometown in Coatesville, PA) resided in Wilmington, DE, and made his transition earlier this month (February 2018), succumbing to respiratory distress syndrome, at age 76
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