Marisol: Sculptures and Works on Paper at El Museo del Barrio

January 5, 2015 11:13 PM

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While others in the art world were intent on categorizing Marisol's work within one particular school or another, Marisol continued to explore the subjects and mediums that spoke to the immediacy of her creative impulses.

Born in Paris in 1930 to Venezuelan parents, Maria Sol Escobar has lived in Caracas, Los Angeles, Paris, Italy, and New York City--where she currently resides. Leo Castelli showcased Marisol's talents in 1957 when he put her in a group show. Six months later, she secured a solo show at his gallery.

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