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PARKER, Cornelia (<i>born</i> 1956), Sculptor, installation artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PARKER, Cornelia (born 1956), Sculptor, installation artist

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British, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 14 July 1956, in Cheshire.

Sculptor, installation artist.

Cornelia Parker studied at Gloucestershire College of Art and Design (1974-1975), Wolverhampton Polytechnic (1975-1978) and Reading University (1980-1982) where she gained a Master's degree in Fine Art. In 2000 she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Wolverhampton. She was short-listed for the Turner Prize in 1997.

A sculptor and installation

Reference Entry.  853 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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