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Elsa Baroness von Freytag-Loringhoven (née Else Hildegard Plötz; 12 July 1874 – 14 December 1927) was a German-born avant-garde visual artist and poet, who was active in Greenwich Village, New York, from 1913 to 1923, where her radical self-displays came to embody a living Dada. She was considered one of the most controversial and radical women artists of the era. Her provocative poetry was published posthumously in 2011 in Body Sweats: The Uncensored Writings of Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven. The New York Times praised the book as one of the notable art books of 2011.
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German, American
Artist, Author, Role Model, Poet, Collagist, Model, Sculptor
Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, Elsa von Freytag Loringhoven, Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoaven, Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoaven, Else Plötz, Else Hildegard Ploetz, Elsa Von Freytag-Loringhoven, Baroness Elsa Freytag-Loringhoven, Elsa von (barones) Freytag-Loringhoven
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