Marisol Escobar

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Birthday
22, 1930
Birthplace
Paris, France
Death Date
Apr 30, 2016 (85)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
22, 1930
Birthplace
Paris, France
Death Date
Apr 30, 2016 (85)

About

French sculptor whose work was influenced by Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, and many other artistic movements. Her famous sculptures include Dust Bowl Migrants, Father Damien, and The Party.

Before Fame

She studied under Hans Hoffman at New York's New School for Social Research. She also attended the Art Students League of New York and Paris' Ecole des Beaux-Arts.

Trivia

She appeared in two performance art films created by pop artist Andy Warhol.

Family Life

She and abstract expressionist artist Willem de Kooning were friends and contemporaries.

Associated With

Her admiration for Leonardo Da Vinci inspired a sculpture entitled The Last Supper.