Multimedia artist whose best known works included socio-politically themed installations and performance-art pieces.
She attended art school in Vienna during her teenage years and also worked on several films.
She was born Waltraud Lehner and changed her name to VALIE EXPORT (in capital letters) in 1967, naming herself after a cigarette brand.
She was a wife and mother whose artistic experiments during the 1960s delved into the complex topic of Austrian feminism.
She and fellow artist Gustav Klimt were born in Austria.