Beasley has been an itinerant and brilliant tinkerer since boyhood. He built hot rods as a teen, attended the Ivy League Dartmouth College, where he intended to study rocket engineering but discovered his calling was sculpture, so the young Beasley transferred to University of California, Berkeley, one of the few strong sculpture programs in the early 1960s. His success and professional career began while he was still an undergraduate when the work Tree House was selected for the ground breaking and art historically acclaimed Art of Assemblage show at the renowned Museum of Modern Art, New York in 1961, with artists, like Picasso and Marcel Duchamp.
Represented by Pangolin.
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