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Snead, Stella

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00400251
Snead, Stella

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British, 20th century, female.

Active in the USA from 1939.

Born 2 April 1910, in London.

Painter, photographer, photomontage artist.

Stella Snead took classes with French painter Amédée Ozenfant in London where she met and became close friends with Leonora Carrington. At the outbreak of World War II Snead fled Britain and settled in New York where she resumed classes at the newly established Ozenfant Academy of Fine Arts. After the war she moved to New Mexico and in ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage ; Photography and Photographs ; 20th-Century Art

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