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George Herms

Assemblage Art

February 16, 2013

George Herms is an American artist born in 1935, well-known for his assemblages created out of discarded, rusty, or broken every-day objects. Throughout his long career, which began in the late 1940s, the artist made artwork coming out of his experiences in the Beat Generation, with writers and poets - Burroughs, Kerouac, Ginsberg and artists, among whom were Kienholz, Wallace Berman, and Rauschenberg.

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