Marta Minujin is active/lives in New York / Argentina. Marta Minujin is known for pop art, performances, happenings, mixed-media sculpture.
Biography Marta Minujin
Marta Minujín (born 1943) is an Argentine conceptual and performance artist. She was
born in the San Telmo neighborhood of Buenos Aires. She met a young economist, Juan Carlos Gómez Sabaini, and married him in secret in 1959; the couple had two children. A student in the National University Art Institute, she first exhibited her work in a 1959 show at the Teatro Agón. A scholarship from the National Arts Foundation allowed her to travel to Paris as one of the young Argentine artists featured in Pablo Curatella Manes and Thirty Argentines of the New Generation, a 1960 exhibit organized by the prominent sculptor and Paris Biennale judge.
Her time in Paris inspired her to create "livable sculptures," notably La Destrucción, in
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