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Eva Hesse in 2011 at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

9 monthes ago   |   By Chez Namaste Nancy

Often there is a romantic aura around artists who die young. Their work is over praised and when looked at in a more sober light, does not hold up well. But that's not true of Eva Hesse. Her death at an early age of 34 denies us the full trajectory of her career but what we have is amazing.
Born in Hamburg in 1936, Hesse and her family escaped Nazi Germany to the US in 1939. She studied art at the Cooper Union and Yale, before returning to New York to become a painter. In 1964 she and her husband, the sculptor Tom Doyle, moved to Kettwig an der Ruhr in Germany, working in an abandoned...
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