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Lately I’ve been revisiting ideas that I had started to explore whilst on my MA at Chelsea including some of the more endurance based physical drawings. 83 more words

Journal/updates On The Work

Finally, a Documentary About Eva Hesse’s Life and Work (Hyperallergic)

by Benjamin Sutton on May 15, 2015 original article here.

Eva Hesse’s life story exudes drama. From escaping Nazi Germany at age two aboard one of the last Kindertransport trains bound for the Netherlands, to her emphatic break with the dominant mode of art making of the 1960s — Minimalism, to her death from a brain tumor at 34, and to her posthumous celebration as one of the most important artists of the second half of the 20th century, her biography has all the requisite elements of a rousing documentary or tear-jerking biopic. 3,449 more words


Project 3 & 4 Large Sculptures and Drawings

My researches into Eva Hesse made me want to produce a sculpture which used non traditional construction and possible soft or organic materials. The local arts recycling centre had been donated a bag of short offcuts of upholstery cording and I thought I might be able to knit a sculpture with these. 809 more words



One of my first visions when I woke up from my operation was that I didn’t have to be an artist to justify my existence, that I had a right to live without being one.

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Women and Paper, four visual artists

Anges Martin, Louise Bourgeios, Eva Hesse, and Kiki Smith can be grouped by much less reductive categories than simply their gender. I must acknowledge them, however, as four of my very favorite female, eccentric, and, at times, overtly feminist visual artists. 677 more words

Art History

Research - Eva Hesse

Talking to a tutor on a Study Visit about where I was in my courses and my thinking, she suggested I look at the work of… 693 more words