short biography

Alina Szapocznikow (born 1926 in Kalisz / Poland, died 1973 in Praz-Coutant near Paris) studied at Studio Otokar Velimsky in Prague, at the Artistic Industrial College of Studio Josef Wagner Prague, and at Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris.

„My gesture is addressed at the human body – the complete erogenous zone.“
(Alina Szapocznikow, 1972)

show more show less