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CHRYSSA, Varda (<i>born</i> 1933), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHRYSSA, Varda (born 1933), Painter, sculptor

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Greek, 20th century, female.

Active in the USA from 1954.

Born 1933, in Athens.

Painter, sculptor. Multimedia.

Varda Chryssa spent time in Paris before settling in the USA in 1954, aged 21. She had just completed her studies at the Scholi Kinonikis Pronias in Athens.

Her first works most certainly refer to her origins, as in The Book of the Cyclades, evoking Cycladic statuary through the

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