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Marta Colvin

 (1907 - 1995)
Marta Colvin was active/lived in Chile.  Marta Colvin is known for sculpture, painting, drawing.

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Marta Colvin was born in Chile of Irish and Portuguese parentage, Colvin attended the Art School of the Universidad de Chile in Santiago. She worked with sculptors Lorenzo Dominguez (1901-1963) and Julio Vasquez Cortes before receiving a scholarship to study in France at L'Academie de la Grande Chaumiere in Paris with Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967) and Henri Laurens (1885-1954).

In 1952 she attended the Slade School of Fine Art in London where she met Henry Moore (1898-1986), who encouraged her to look to the beauty of Chile and its rich heritage. Inspired by the terrain of her native country, Colvin moved away from a realist approach and soon began to create works whose elements were distilled to   ...  Displaying 750 of 1398 characters.

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