Orlan

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Birthday
30, 1947
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
30, 1947 (age 72)
Birthplace
France

About

Artist whose project "The Reincarnation of Saint-Orlan" involved her plastic surgical-self-transformations. Also known for her series "Tableaux Vivants," which lasted from 1967 until 1975.

Before Fame

She started out her career as a French performance artist. She changed her name to Orlan, after the Saint, in 1971.

Trivia

She founded the first online contemporary art magazine in 1982.

Family Life

She was born and raised in Saint-√Čtienne, France.

Associated With

She chose the forehead of Leonardo da Vinci's iconic "Mona Lisa" as her new forehead for "The Reincarnation of Saint-Orlan" project.