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Lygia Clark was a Brazilian painter, sculptor, and installation artist. Lygia Clark was born in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil in the year 1920. A main theme in her work was feelings. Clark enjoyed creating installations that got the viewer to participate.

She studied at in Brazil with a well known artist and architect named Roberto Marx. She went on to study in Paris with other well known artists including Fernand Leger.

The artist was part of the teaching faculty at the Sorbonne in France.

Clark is associated with the Constructivist movement.

The artist was a multiple participant in the Venice Biennial.

In this clip we visit a retrospective featuring the work of Lygia Clark:

Clark was also the recipient of multiple grants from the Guggenheim Foundation.

Lygia Clark had a heart attack at her house and passed away in 1988.

Price range information: No pricing available for prints or paintings. Sculpture works range from $60,000 to $500,000.

I enjoy the artist’s style of hard edged line work, especially her sculpture work.

D

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