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STURTEVANT, Elaine (<i>born</i> 1926), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
STURTEVANT, Elaine (born 1926), Painter

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American, 20th century, female.

Active in Paris, France, from 1990.

Born 1926, in Lakewood (Ohio).


Neo-Conceptual Art, Appropriation Art.

Elaine Sturtevant studied at the Art Students League in New York and the Chicago Art Institute.

Faced with the mechanisms of Pop artists or the New Realists, who often produce exact copies of everyday objects or appropriate them, Sturtevant produces exact copies of others people's works. Based in

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