Marisa Merz (May 23, 1926-July 20, 2019) was an Italian artist and sculptor. In 2013 she was awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Biennale.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marisa_Merz
Untitled (Living Sculpture) by Marisa Merz
1966 / Aluminium / Overall displayed dimensions variable / Tate London, UK
Marisa Merz on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/marisa-merz/
Betty Woodman (May 14, 1930-January 2, 2018) was an American ceramic artist whose pieces ranged from massive site-specific murals to fragmentary columns and carpet-like floor pieces.
Biography on Woodman Family Foundation: https://www.woodmanfoundation.org/betty/biography
(Detail) Alessandro’s Rooms by Betty Woodman
2011 / Glazed earthenware, epoxy resin, laquer, acrylic paint, canvas
102-1/2″x354-1/2″x15-3/4″ / Photos from Salon 94, New York, NY
Betty Woodman on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/betty-woodman/
Daria Dorosh (born on March 21, 1943) is an artist, educator, and activist. She is among the co-founders of A.I.R. Gallery, established in 1972 as the first not-for-profit, artist-directed and maintained gallery for women artists in the U.S.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daria_Dorosh
Night Jewelry: Dream of Patterns by Daria Dorosh
2014-2015 / Textiles, wool, gemstones, lavender, copper, photography
14 1/2″x5 3/4″ / A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NYC
Daria Dorosh on Artsy: https://www.artsy.net/artist/daria-dorosh/works-for-sale
2014 / Eight-color screenprint on handmade, hand-painted paper
31″x22″ / Various collections, including Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
“We know that works of art can enhance the patient environment when carefully chosen and thoughtfully curated. Artworks lend comfort, beauty and wit to the environment. They promote innovation by challenging our ways of seeing. Above all, they assert the strength of our humanity in the face of sickness and misfortune.”
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