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Elizabeth Catlett, Pioneering African American Scupltor, Dies at 96

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, Mexico. She was 96. Maria Antonieta Alvarez, Catlett’s daughter-in-law, announced the artist’s death but did not provide a cause. [...] Elizabeth Catlett, Pi
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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

Conversation: The Life, Work and Legacy of Elizabeth Catlett, 1915-2012

Arts : Art Beat (3 years ago)

The important and very influential artist Elizabeth Catlett died on Monday in her home in Cuernavaca, Mexico, where she had lived for six decades. She was 96. Catlett was among the most important African-American artists of the 20th... Read Post

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

Arts : Artdaily (3 years ago)

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 M... Read Post

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