Born June 8~ Alice Rahon

Alice Rahon (June 8, 1904-September 1987) was a French/Mexican poet and artist whose work combined pared-down figuration and materials including sand, string, and pulverized volcanic rock.
Biography on Wikipedia:

Self-Portrait with Autobiography by Alice Rahon
1948 / Oil and sand on canvas / 28″x22″ / Art Institute of Chicago, IL

Alice Rahon on Artnet:

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