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David Marshall - © christian berst — art brut
Date 1936 —
Country United States

Little is known about him, except that he was born in Nassau County, NY and dropped out of school at the age of 16 to become an agricultural worker, an upholsterer and then a house painter.

Choosing stones polished by the water of the rivers, he created a whole population of sculpted water sprites. Mineral figures as the materialization of the “memory of water”? The mystery, like his life, remains whole.
His work was recognized in 1983 in Jay Johnson’s reference book American Folk Art of the 20th Century (Ed. Rizzoli).

Artworks
Please contact us to inquire about the available works.
untitled - © christian berst — art brut
untitled, 1987
1.97 x 3.15 in
untitled - © christian berst — art brut
untitled, 1985
5.12 x 6.69 in
untitle - © christian berst — art brut
untitle, 1987
3.15 x 4.33 in
untitled - © christian berst — art brut
untitled, 1987
6.3 x 9.06 in
untitle - © christian berst — art brut
untitle, 1987
2.76 x 4.72 in
untitled - © christian berst — art brut
untitled, 1985
3.94 x 7.48 in
Exhibitions
galeristes
salon des galeries et des collectionneurs engagés , carreau du temple. From December 8 to 11, 2016.
PreTENse
at the Gallery. From September 12 to October 10, 2015.
exhibition view of *davood koochaki : a persian tale*, christian berst art brut, paris, 2013. - © christian berst art brut, christian berst — art brut
Collections
Carmen and Daniel Klein collection
Switzerland
Antoine Frérot collection
France
Emmanuelle and Guy Delcourt collection
France
Amr Shaker collection
Switzerland
David Marshall

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