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Craig Kauffman was a ground breaking American artist sculptor and painter .Craig Kauffman was born in Los Angeles, California in the year 1932. Craig Kauffman was among the first artists to shape industrial plastic into wall mounted sculptural works of art.

When he painted the artist worked in a minimalist style.

As a sculptor he enjoyed pushing the effects of color is his work.

Below a link to the website of the artist:


Craig Kauffman passed away in 2010.

Below we visit an exhibition given for the artist in 2010:

Price range inforamation: Works range from $10,000 to $300,000. The artist worked oils, acrylics, ink, pastels, prints, and plastic sculptures.

In this clip a brief interview with Craig Kauffman:

Kauffman has works in many prestigious collections including the Whitney Museum and the Museum of Modern Art both located in New York City. His work can also be found in the Tate Modern located in London.

Although similar shapes of plastic can be found everywhere in modern times, we must not forget where the original ideas came from! Imagine how modernist and unique these works of art were in the 1950’s and 1960’s. Another artist working in a similar style was Larry Bell.