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Who was Unica Zürn?

German author and artist Unica Zürn is remembered today for her photographic collaborations with Hans Bellmer especially after the exhibition of both artists in the spring of 2012 at the Ubu Gallery in New York. But among her work we can also find an important work of automatic drawing and anagram poetry. Unica Zürn Raised… Continue reading Who was Unica Zürn?

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Who is Iris van Herpen?

Iris van Herpen is a Dutch fashion designer. She is famous for the fusion of technology with haute couture. Her work has been included in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York, the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, as well as in the Palais de Tokyo de Paris. Collection:… Continue reading Who is Iris van Herpen?

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Who was Eva Hesse?

Eva Hesse was one of the icons of American art in the 1960s and her work is still considered as a major influence on the subsequent generations of artists. As a sculptor, she is known for her pioneering work in materials such as latex, fibreglass, and plastic. She is among the artists who ushered in… Continue reading Who was Eva Hesse?

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Who was Marie Bashkirtseff?

Marie Bashkirtseff was a Ukrainian artist, born to a wealthy and noble family, whose parents separated when she was quite young. As a consequence of it she grew up mostly out of Ukraine, travelling with her mother throughout Europe, until they settled in Paris, where she lived and worked. Marie Bashkirtseff She received a private… Continue reading Who was Marie Bashkirtseff?

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Who was Sophie Gengembre Anderson?

Sophie Gengembre Anderson was a British artist, she was specialised in genre scenes and portraits of children and women. She began her artistic career as a lithographer and a portraitist, she collaborated with Walter Anderson on the portraits of American Episcopal bishops. Her style has been often compared to the Pre-Raphaelite painters and even to… Continue reading Who was Sophie Gengembre Anderson?