Introduction
Vija Celmins is an acclaimed Latvian-American visual artist best known for photo-realistic paintings and drawings of natural environments and phenomena such as the ocean, spider webs, star fields, and rocks. Her earlier work included pop sculptures and monochromatic representational paintings. Based in New York City, she has been the subject of over forty solo exhibitions since 1965, and major retrospectives at the Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London and the Centre Pompidou, Paris.
Wikidata
Q465777
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Nationalities
American, Latvian
Gender
Female
Roles
Artist, Painter, Sculptor
Name
Vija Celmins
Ulan
500078777
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