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Schneemann, Carolee

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00164287
Schneemann, Carolee

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American, 20th–21st century, female.

Born 12 October 1939, in Fox Chase (Pennsylvania); died 6 March 2019, in New Paltz (New York).

Performance artist, assemblage artist, installation artist, video artist. Multimedia.

Neo-Dadaism, Feminist Art, Body Art.

Carolee Schneemann received a BA from Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, and an MFA from the University of Illinois. She also studied at Columbia University School of Painting and Sculpture, New York; the New School for Social Research; and Universidad de Puebla, Mexico. She has taught at the University of Illinois (1961–1962); Dartington College, Totnes, Devon (1972); the Art Institute of Chicago; the Universities of Colorado, Ohio, and California; and the Pratt Institute, New York. Schneemann was artist in residence at Colby College, Waterville, Maine (1968). She was founder-director of Kinetic Theater movement and design workshops in New York (1963–1968), and was a founder member of International-Local Group, New York (...

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Subjects: Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art ; Film and Video Art ; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage ; Performance Art and Dance ; Photography and Photographs ; Art of the United States ; 20th-Century Art ; Contemporary Art

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