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To Exalt the Ephemeral:
Alina Szapocznikow, 1962 – 1972

Opens on 29 October, 6 – 8 pm 29 Oct – 21 Dec 2019

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About the Artist

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Born in Poland to a Jewish family in 1926, Alina Szapocznikow survived internment in concentration camps during the Holocaust as a teenager. Immediately after the war, she moved first to Prague and then to Paris, studying sculpture at the École des Beaux Arts. In 1951, suffering from tuberculosis, she was forced to return to...

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Current Exhibitions

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