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BALKA, Miroslaw (<i>born</i> 1958), Sculptor of assemblages

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BALKA, Miroslaw (born 1958), Sculptor of assemblages

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Polish, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1958, in Warsaw.

Sculptor of assemblages.

Miroslaw Balka graduated from the academy of fine arts in Warsaw. From 1986 to 1989 he was a member of the New Responsibility group.

His early works had a rapport with the human figure in the form of sculpted self-portraits. Since around 1990 he has been assembling rusty pipes, thick planks of wood, cast-off furniture. De-materialised

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