27.2.09

eva hesse

"The artist who did the most to humanize Minimalism without sentimentalizing it was Eva Hesse."





"Dying of brain cancer at thirty-four, an age at which most artist's careers are barely under way, she left a truncated body of work but one of remarkable power: an instrument of feeling that spoke of an inner life, sometimes fraught with anxiety..."

From "American Visions", by Robert Hughes.



(Her studio)

4 comments:

Patti said...

Love Eva Hesse! Lovely blog! Me encanta.

Ritva said...

yes, she was remarkable!
thank you!

Jo Spittler said...

She is an all time favourite. I saw a full exhibition here in Germany as well as in San Francisco later on and I still love the catalogue after years. Thanks for reminding me of her!
I found your blog through Ritva of Lumetta and I am ever so glad!
Jo

Stella Machado said...

Love her work. Very distinguished