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Raymond Kaskey

Raymond Kaskey
Born 1943
Alma mater Carnegie Mellon University and Yale University
Known for sculptor


Raymond Kaskey (born 1943) is an American sculptor. He was born in Pittsburgh. He studied architecture at Carnegie Mellon University and Yale University. A fellow of the American Institute of Architects, he has received the prestigious Henry Hering Medal from the National Sculpture Society for his sculpture Portlandia, as well as many other awards and commissions nationwide.

Kaskey is also known for the zealousness with which he guards the copyright of his public sculptures,[1] which has created problems for commissioning organizations and the public. For example, he won a lawsuit against Paramount Pictures over the inclusion of his statue Portlandia in background shots to the Madonna film Body of Evidence.[2]

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References

  1. ^ Bancud, Michaela (May 26, 2003). "Your best shot at a perfectly sculpted figure".  
  2. ^ http://www.notfortourists.com/ViewRadarPrint.aspx?city=PO&print=yes&radarID=27065

External links

  • Raymond Kaskey Website
  • Henry Hering Medal
  • National Sculpture Society
  • American Institute for Architects


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