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Sorel Etrog

Canadian sculptor and writer

Sorel Etrog, CM (August 29, 1933 – February 26, 2014) was a Romanian-born Canadian artist, writer and philosopher. He is best known for his work as a sculptor. In 1966, works by Etrog, Alex Colville and Yves Gaucher represented Canada at the Venice Biennale.[1]

Sorel Etrog
Born (1933-08-29)August 29, 1933
Iaşi, Romania
Died February 26, 2014(2014-02-26) (aged 80)
Toronto, Ontario
Nationality Canadian
Field Sculpture, painting, writing, book illustration
Training Institute of Painting and Sculpture, Tel Aviv; Brooklyn Museum of Art
Awards Order of Canada, Ordre des Arts et des Lettres

He died from prostate cancer in Toronto. He was aged 80.[2]


  1. "Past Canadian Exhibitions". National Gallery of Canada at the Venice Biennale. National Gallery of Canada. Retrieved 12 October 2013.
  2. "Sorel Etrog, towering figure in Canadian Modern art, dies at 80". The Toronto Star.

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