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Sculptor Elizabeth Catlett dies in Cuernavaca, where she had lived since 1976

3 years agoArts : Artdaily

MEXICO CITY (AP).- Sculptor and printmaker Elizabeth Catlett, a U.S. expatriate renowned for her dignified portrayals of African-American and Mexican women and who was barred from her home country for political activism during the McCarthy era, has died. She was 96. Maria Antonieta Alvarez, Catlett's daughter-in-law, said the artist died Monday in a house in Cuernavaca, Mexico, where she had lived since 1976.
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Sculptor Elizabeth Catlett Dies at 96

Ethnicity & Race / African American : The Root (3 years ago)

Celebrated African-American sculptor and printmaker Elizabeth Catlett has died at the age of 96, according to the Associated Press. The artist's daughter confirmed that she died Monday at her home in Cuernavaca, Mexico where she liv... Read Post

Elizabeth Catlett: a source of inspiration and distinctive art

Arts : Arts Post (3 years ago)

Elizabeth Catlett, the inspirational sculptor who died Monday at age 96 in Mexico, was as warm and dignified in person as her sculptures. In her most famous work she depicted African American women with love and a peerless eye for p... Read Post

Elizabeth Catlett, Pioneering African American Scupltor, Dies at 96

News : The Inquisitr - News (3 years ago)

Elizabeth Catlett, a leading sculptor, painter and printmaker whose depictions of the strength and dignity of African American women made her one of the 20th century’s most important artists, died Monday at her home in Cuernavaca, M... Read Post

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