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ABAKANOWICZ, Magdalena (<i>born</i> 1930), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ABAKANOWICZ, Magdalena (born 1930), Painter, sculptor

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Polish, 20th century, female.

Born 1930, in Falenty.

Painter (mixed media), sculptor.

A student at the academy of fine art in Warsaw between 1950 and 1955, Magdalena Abakanowicz taught at the fine arts college in Poznan from 1965 onwards. Initially a painter, she later took up sculpture and also began working with textiles in 1960. Rather than simply producing tapestries, she set out to explore and experiment with this

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