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Recent Acquisitions: "Family," "Seedling," and "Jungle Palm"--Sculptures by Leo Amino

October 1, 1987 – October 30, 1987

Museum: American Art Museum

Location: 3rd Floor

Leo Amino (b. 1911) began carving in ebony. His interest in sculpture grew rapidly. By the mid-1940s he began to experiment with the materials for these works--plastic and cast polyester resin.