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AKNIN (<i>born</i> 1922), Textile artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AKNIN (born 1922), Textile artist

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Russian, 20th century, female.

Active in France.

Born 10 November 1922 or or, in Bialystok, Belarus.

Textile artist.

[not available online]Aknin's tapestries are not woven, but formed from fabrics she herself cuts out and assembles. She exhibited in Paris at the Salon des Femmes Peintres et Sculpteurs, the Salon des Indépendants and the Salon d'Automne.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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