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Elaine Sturtevant

 (1926 - 2014)
Elaine Frances (Horan) Sturtevant was active/lived in Massachusetts, New York / France.  Elaine Sturtevant is known for appropriation art, pop art painting and sculpture.

Biography  
Elaine Sturtevant


Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist.

Elaine Sturtevant, Who Borrowed Others' Work Artfully, Is Dead at 89
By MARGALIT FOX
MAY 16, 2014

Elaine Sturtevant, an American Conceptual artist whose work resembled that of Andy Warhol — and Roy Lichtenstein and Robert Rauschenberg and Marcel Duchamp and Jasper Johns and Keith Haring and a spate of other emblematic figures from the annals of contemporary art — died on May 7 in Paris. She was 89.

Her death was announced by her gallery, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, in Paris, where she had made her home since the early 1990s.

Ms. Sturtevant, known professionally simply as Sturtevant, was no forger. She was sometimes called the mother of appropriatio  ...  Displaying 750 of 8932 characters.



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About  Elaine Sturtevant

Born:  1926 - Lakewood, Ohio
Died:   2014 - Paris, France
Known for:  appropriation art, pop art painting and sculpture