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Montano, Linda Mary (<i>born</i> 1942), performance and video artist, spiritual practitioner

Karen Kurczynski

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online February 2010 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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American performance and video artist and spiritual practitioner. Montano was raised a Roman Catholic and briefly entered a convent as a teenager in 1960–62. She went on to practice a mixture of Catholicism, yoga and Zen Buddhism in direct relationship to her artistic works, which explore breaking down the boundary between art and everyday life through ritual. She earned an MA in sculpture from Villa Schifanoia, Florence, in 1966 and an MFA at the

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