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PAPE, Lygia (1929 - 2004), Draughtsman, engraver, sculptor, film producer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PAPE, Lygia (1929 - 2004), Draughtsman, engraver, sculptor, film producer

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Brazilian, 20th century, female.

Born 1929, in Nova Friburgo; died 3 May 2004, in Rio de Janeiro.

Draughtsman, engraver, sculptor, film producer, performance artist.

Lygia Pape studied philosophy and aesthetics before taking up the visual arts. She was a member of the Frente group in Rio in 1954 and founded the Neoconcreto group in 1957. She taught architecture and was linked to Helio

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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