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  • Magdalena Abakanowicz

    De-Cordova And Dana Museum

    Organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, the traveling Magdalena Abakanowicz retrospective afforded the North American audience an overdue opportunity to view the mature work of this major international sculptor. The exhibit spanned the ’70s and early ’80s, when the artist developed an innovative exploration in fibrous media of the traditional concerns of sculpture—the expressive potential of the body. Although Abakanowicz recalls such artists as Eva Hesse, Robert Morris, and George Segal, the isolation and turbulence of her esthetic growth separates her from her more familiar

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