Dimitri Hadzi

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Dimitri Hadzi (1921 - 2006) was an American abstract sculptor who lived and worked near Boston, Massachusetts.


He was born on March 21, 1921, in New York City to Greek-American immigrant parents. Hadzi served in the South Pacific, in World War II.[1]

He studied at Cooper Union. He was a 1957 Guggenheim Fellow.[2] He showed at the 1962 Venice biennale. He won a 1974 Rome Prize. Hadzi taught studio arts at Harvard University, from 1975 to 1989.[3] In 1990 he was elected into the National Academy of Design as an Associate member and became a full Academician in 1994.


He married Martha Leeb. In June 1985, he married Cynthia von Thuna.[4]



  1. ^ "Dimitri Hadzi - Biography". Rogallery.com. Retrieved 2013-11-07. 
  2. ^ "Dimitri Hadzi - John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation". Gf.org. Retrieved 2013-11-07. 
  3. ^ Powell, Alvin. "Dimitri Hadzi | Harvard Gazette". News.harvard.edu. Retrieved 2013-11-07. 
  4. ^ "Harvard Gazette: Renowned sculptor Dimitri Hadzi of VES dies at 85". News.harvard.edu. 2006-05-04. Retrieved 2013-11-07. 
  5. ^ Edgers, Geoff (November 11, 2013). "Hadzi sculpture in Harvard Square to get fixed, then moved". Boston Globe. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "Collection Search - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden | Smithsonian". Hirshhorn.si.edu. 2010-12-07. Retrieved 2013-11-07. 
  7. ^ Margalit Fox. "Dimitri Hadzi, 85, Sculptor and Art Professor, Is Dead". The New York Times. Retrieved 2013-11-06. 
  8. ^ Faulk, Kent (July 17, 2014). "Art or security threat? U.S. House of Representatives votes against re-installing Birmingham federal courthouse sculpture". The Birmingham News. Retrieved July 18, 2014. 

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