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CLARK, Lygia (1920 - 1988), Sculptor, painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CLARK, Lygia (1920 - 1988), Sculptor, painter

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Brazilian, 20th century, female.

Born 23 October 1920, in Belo Horizonte; died 1988.

Sculptor, painter.

Neo-Constructivism, Conceptual Art, Body Art.

Grupo Frente.

Clark studied in Brazil under the direction of Burle-Marx in 1947, then went to Paris in 1948 and worked with Fernand Léger, Arpad Szenes and Dabrinsky. In 1954 she joined the Frente group in Brazil, then in 1959 the Neo-Concretism Movement, a demonstration

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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