Joseph Young (artist), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Joseph Young (artist)

American artist.

Date of Birth: 27-Nov-1919

Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Date of Death: 22-Apr-2007

Profession: artist

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Joseph Young (artist)

  • Joseph Young (1919–2007) was an artist well known for his public artwork, which included mosaic murals, stained glass windows, monuments and public sculptures in granite, concrete, and bronze.
  • Over the course of his career Young completed over sixty commissions for civic, church, synagogue and other public spaces, as well as privately collected works in oil, mosaic, ceramics and other media.
  • His largest work is the mosaic West Apse of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., entitled "The Woman Clothed With The Sun." Notable works in Los Angeles include the Holocaust Monument (Pan Pacific Park, Los Angeles), the mosaic bas-relief on the Richard Neutra-desigined Los Angeles County Hall of Records, mosaic panels on the exterior of the UCLA Math Sciences Building, and the Triforium (Los Angeles).
  • in Fletcher Bowron Square near the Los Angeles Mall in downtown Los Angeles.

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