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LEIRNER, Jac (<i>born</i> 1961), Sculptor, installation artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEIRNER, Jac (born 1961), Sculptor, installation artist

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Brazilian, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 4 July 1961, in São Paulo.

Sculptor, installation artist.

Jac Leirner studied at the Escola de Belas Artes in São Paulo, where he lives and works. She draws on a range of everyday items, brochures, plastic bags, leaflets picked up in museums, used envelopes, ashtrays and cigarette packets, which she then arranges in a logical order: by colour in horizontal strips

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