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KARSKAYA, Ida (1905 - 1990), Painter, collage artist, assemblage artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KARSKAYA, Ida (1905 - 1990), Painter, collage artist, assemblage artist

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Ukrainian, 20th century, female.

Active from 1924.

Born 5 July 1905, in Debdor, near Bender; died 23 March 1990, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache/mixed media), collage artist, assemblage artist. Figures, portraits, flowers. Designs for tapestries.

Ida Karskaya studied medicine in Ghent and Paris. She married a painter, Serge Karsky, and his example awakened her own vocation as an artist. The only advice she received

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