Eva Hesse

American, born Germany (Hamburg, Germany, 1936 - 1970, New York City, New York)

A pioneer in the use of nontraditional sculptural materials, Eva Hesse's latex and fiberglass sculptures are a direct trace of the process through which she made them. This is in contrast to much of the abstract sculpture made in the middle of the cent


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