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BOSSU, Sylvia (<i>died</i> 1995), Installation artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOSSU, Sylvia (died 1995), Installation artist

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French, 20th century, female.

Died 15 July 1995.

Installation artist.

Conceptual Art.

Sylvia Bossu was the artist in residence at the studios of the American Center in the Cité des Arts in 1991-1992. As the heir, like so many others, to Marcel Duchamp, Sylvia Bossu used the idiom of Ready-made, constructing machines which became metaphors of an everyday life dominated by alienation, separation and death. Paying tribute to

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