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SZAPOCZNIKOW, Alina (1926 - 1973), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SZAPOCZNIKOW, Alina (1926 - 1973), Sculptor

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Polish, 20th century, female.

Active since 1965 in France.

Born 16 May 1926, in Kalisz; died 2 March 1973, in Praz-Coutant (Haute-Savoie), France.


By the end of her childhood, Alina Szapocznikow had experienced both the occupation of her country by the German army and deportation. She studied at the school of arts and crafts in Prague from 1946, from 1947 to 1951 at the École des

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