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MERZ, Marisa (<i>born</i> 1931), Sculptor, draughtswoman, pastellist, installation artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MERZ, Marisa (born 1931), Sculptor, draughtswoman, pastellist, installation artist

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Italian, 20th century, female.

Born 1931.

Sculptor, draughtswoman, pastellist, installation artist.

Arte Povera.

The wife of Mario Merz, Marisa Merz was a member of the Arte Povera group from the beginning of her career and was the movement's only female member. She exhibited for the first time in 1966, when she opened her studio to the public and showed examples of her metal stalactites - mobile

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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