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HESSE, Eva (1936 - 1970), Painter, draughtswoman, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HESSE, Eva (1936 - 1970), Painter, draughtswoman, sculptor

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German, 20th century, female.

Born 11 January 1936, in Hamburg; died 29 May 1970, in New York.

Painter, draughtswoman, sculptor.

Conceptual Art, Process Art.

[not available online]Eva Hesse's German Jewish parents emigrated to New York in order to escape the Nazi persecutions in 1939. It was in New York that she studied, first at the Pratt Institute of Design in 1952-1953, which she left

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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