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KENT, Corita (1918 - 1986), Printmaker, painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KENT, Corita (1918 - 1986), Printmaker, painter

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American, 20th century, female.

Born 1918, in Fort Dodge (Iowa); died 1986, in Boston.

Printmaker (silk screen), painter. Murals.

At the age of 18, Frances Kent joined the Order of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Los Angeles where she took the name Sister Mary Corita. She graduated in 1941 and, after teaching in secondary school in British Columbia, she returned to the Immaculate Heart College

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