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MITORAJ, Igor (<i>born</i> 1944), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MITORAJ, Igor (born 1944), Sculptor

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Polish, 20th century, male.

Active in France from the beginning of 1968.

Born 1944, in Oederan, near Leipzig, Germany.

Sculptor. Figures. Busts.

Igor Mitoraj studied at the Cracow art school and the academy of fine arts in Cracow under the painter Tadeusz Kantor, and from 1968 at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He worked only in terracotta or bronze until 1979, when a visit to Carrara

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