Wikipedia entry
    Introduction
    Marta Magdalena Abakanowicz-Kosmowska (20 June 1930 – 20 April 2017) was a Polish sculptor and fiber artist of Tartar descent. She was known for her use of textiles as a sculptural medium and her outdoor installations. She is widely regarded as one of Poland's most internationally acclaimed artists. She was a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Poznań, Poland, from 1965 to 1990 and a visiting professor at University of California, Los Angeles in 1984.
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    Q158080
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    Introduction
    Polish sculptor and best known for her groups of headless figures made from resin and fiber (and later metal) often installed in public places. She began as a painter, but produced large scale woven sculpture from dyed sisal in the 1960s. Her public installations can be found in Grant Park, Chicago; at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC; and Warsaw’s Romuald Traugutt Park. The largest collection of her art is in in the collection of the National Museum in Wrocław in Poland. Polish sculptor and best known for her groups of headless figures made from resin and fiber (and later metal) often installed in public places. She began as a painter, but produced large scale woven sculpture from dyed sisal in the 1960s. Her public installations can be found in Grant Park, Chicago; at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC; and Warsaw’s Romuald Traugutt Park. The largest collection of her art is in in the collection of the National Museum in Wrocaw in Poland.
    Nationalities
    Polish, American, Central European, Eastern European
    Gender
    Female
    Roles
    Artist, Designer, Teacher, Weaver, Painter, Performance Artist, Sculptor, Textile Artist
    Names
    Magdalena Abakanowicz, Magdalena Abakanowicz Kosmowski
    Ulan
    500084577
    Information from Getty’s Union List of Artist Names ® (ULAN), made available under the ODC Attribution License

    Works

    6 works online

    Exhibitions

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