Marjorie Strider Profile
Marjorie Strider emerged on the New York art scene in the mid-1960's when her carved and painted wood panels of 3-D girls in bikinis were shown in the Pace Gallery show entitled "The First International Girlie Show", which also included paintings by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Tom Wesselman. Strider was friendly with Roy Lichtenstein, Eva Hesse and the Oldenburgs, among others, for whom she made a plaster cast of Patty Oldenburg's breasts which was later acquired by Sol Lewitt. (A chocolate version of the cast was given to Claes Oldenburg.)
At a time when Abstract Expressionism was in full force; Strider, who was educated at the Kansas Art Institute, chose instead to syn
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