(1920 - 2003)
Stella Waitzkin was active/lived in United States. Stella Waitzkin is known for abstract expressionist painting, resin sculpture.
Biography Stella Waitzkin
A reclusive artist, Stella Waitzkin lived and worked for 35 years from
a one-bedroom apartment in Chelsea from where she cast sculptures in
her living room with toxic resins. Through an agreement with the
landlord, the apartment is now the Waitzkin Memorial Library Trust and
houses her collection from which her work is dispersed by trustees to
museums and other collectors.
She began her work as an abstract expressionist painter as a student of
Hans Hofmann and Willem de Kooning, but by the 1960s had turned to
melted sheets of glass resembling the pages of books. Shortly
after she began what became her signature work---polyester-resin
"Reviews", Art in America,
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