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Pol Bury (26 April 1922 – 28 September 2005) was a Belgian sculptor who began his artistic career as a painter in the Jeune Peintre Belge and COBRA groups. Among his most famous works is the fountain-sculpture L'Octagon, located in San Francisco.[1]

His work was included in a 2008 auction at Christie's, the lot said to be the first of its kind in this kind of work. [2] Among other locations, Bury's work is included in the Chelsea Art Museum's permanent collection. [3]


  1. ^ Todd, Gail (20 December 2007). "San Francisco rooftop gardens, for fresh air or a brown-bag lunch". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 19 January 2009.
  2. ^ Moonan, Wendy (13 June 2008). "Making Wood Furniture, Early American Style". New York Times. Retrieved 19 January 2009.
  3. ^ Rubenstein, Raphael (1 November 2002). "Chelsea Museum Opens". Art in America. Brant Publications, Inc. Retrieved 19 January 2009.