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Alina Szapocznikow

 (1926 - 1973)
Alina Szapocznikow was active/lived in Poland, France.  Alina Szapocznikow is known for reconceptualized sculpture, surrealism, pop art, female issues.

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SourAlina Szapocznikow and sometimes called Szaposznikow, was a Polish sculptor and Holocaust survivor. She produced casts of her and her son's body. She worked mainly in bronze and stone and her provocative work recalled genres such as surrealism, nouveau realism, and pop art.

During World War II she was imprisoned in the Pabianice and Lódz Ghettos and in Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen and Theresienstadt Nazi concentration camps.

Szapocznikow was born in Kalisz in 1926 to a Jewish family. Her father died in 1938. In February 1940, Szapocznikow's family was interned in the Pabianice ghetto.

While interned, Szapocznikow and her mother worked as a nurse's first in Pabianice ghetto, and later in the Lódz ghetto   ...  Displaying 750 of 7074 characters.

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