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"contingent" by Eva Hesse. She is definitely one of my newfound favourite artists. Hesse was a process artist that explored interactions between time, people and material changes because of environmental impacts. Her work was a feminist response to the masculine minimalism movement: a more human way to create a phenomenological experience.

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Eva Hesse “Untitled (Rope Piece)” 1970

The last, most startling and most impressive work is "Untitled (Rope Piece)," of 1970, made as Ms. Hesse was dying, finished with the help of friends. Of latex over rope, string and wire, it is a t...

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*** Eva Hesse, Untitled. Here with Hesse i find a huge admiration, a sensitively and an overwhelming desire to better herself. She is such a rewardable role model to discover. i ow a lot to her practise as its offered me free counselling teaching me that my passion is far more rewarding than apprehensions.

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Eva Hesse in her studio; Her art is often viewed in light of all the painful struggles of her life including escaping the Nazis, her parents' divorce, the suicide of her mother when she was ten, her failed marriage and the death of her father. Danto describes her as "cop[ing] with emotional chaos by reinventing sculpture through aesthetic insubordination, playing with worthless material amid the industrial ruins of a defeated nation that, only two decades earlier, would have killed her.

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Eva Hesse Series of sandfilled stockings. (January 11, 1936 – May 29, 1970), was a Jewish German-born American sculptor, known for her pioneering work in materials such as latex, fiberglass, and plastics. Her art is often viewed in light of all the painful struggles of her life including escaping the Nazis, her parents' divorce, the suicide of her mother when she was ten, her failed marriage and the death of her father.

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Eva Hesse. Post minimal. German-born American sculptor. Would probably be alive today if not for her pioneering (& unfortunately caustic) work in materials such as latex, fiberglass, and plastics.

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