Eva Hesse

Eva Hesse

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Eva Hesse, was a German-born American sculptor, known for her pioneering work in materials such as latex, fiberglass, and plastics.Hesse was born into a family of observant Jews in Hamburg, Germany. When Hesse was two years old in December 1938, her parents, hoping to flee from Nazi Germany, sent Eva and her older sister to the Netherlands via Kindertransport. After a few months of separation, the reunited family moved to England and then, in 1939, emigrated to New York City, where they settled into Manhattan's Washington Heights. In 1944 Hesse's parents separated, her father remarried in 1945 and her mother committed suicide in 1946. After graduating from New York's School of Industrial Art in 1952, Hesse studied at New York's Pratt Institute and Cooper Union, then at the Yale School of Art and Architecture, where she studied under Josef Albers and received a B.F.A. Upon returning to New York she made friends with many young artists
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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 272g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135689061
  • 9786135689068