Annegret Soltau

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Birthday
16, 1946
Birthplace
Germany
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
16, 1946 (age 72)
Birthplace
Germany

About

Notable for her black-thread-woven, self-portrait-filled photomontages and for her video art installations, this German feminist artist is perhaps most famous for her works Selbst (Self); Being Pregnant; and Generativ.

Before Fame

Before launching her career as a visual artist, she trained at Hamburg's and Vienna's Academies of Fine Arts.

Trivia

From 2013 to 2015, her work was featured in a touring art exhibition called "WOMAN: Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s."

Family Life

She spent her youth in L√ľneburg, Germany, and later lived and worked in several German and Italian cities. In the early 1970s, she married fellow artist Baldur Greiner; the couple subsequently welcomed two children.

Associated With

During the late 1960s and early 1970s, she trained under the British photographer and pop artist David Hockney.