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KILIMNIK, Karen (<i>born</i> 1955), Installation artist, environmental artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KILIMNIK, Karen (born 1955), Installation artist, environmental artist

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American, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 1955, in Philadelphia.

Installation artist, environmental artist.

Karen Kilimnik studied at the Temple University, Philadelphia, from 1974-1976. Like Process Art of the late 1970s, Kilimnik's 'scatter pieces' of the 1980s explore themes of dispersal, using everyday found objects and materials. Toys, cosmetics, pillows, photographs and found objects are strewn across the floor in apparent chaos; collectively, however, they form a specific

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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