Manuel Bennett is an American artist born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on October 13, 1921. He moved to Mexico City, Mexico, in 1951 under the Montgomery GI Bill to study at the Escuela Nacional de Pintura, Escultura y Grabado "La Esmeralda" under the muralists Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros, the landscapist Dr. Atl and the sculptor Francisco Zúñiga.
Following in the tradition of his contemporaries in Mexico, the Taller de Gráfica Popular, Bennett produced mostly lithographic prints, though he also produced sculpture, which can be found in the collection of the Yeshiva University Museum.
Bennett has produced public art for the cities of Encinitas, California, El Paso, Texas, Irvine, California, Hondo and Hiroshima in Japan. He has also donated sculpture for awards for humanitarians including the American Heart Association.
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