Beatrice Wood, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Beatrice Wood

American artist

Date of Birth: 03-Mar-1893

Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States

Date of Death: 12-Mar-1998

Profession: writer, painter, sculptor, ceramist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Beatrice Wood

  • Beatrice Wood (March 3, 1893 – March 12, 1998) was an American artist and studio potter involved in the Avant Garde movement in the United States; she founded and edited The Blind Man magazine in New York City with French artist Marcel Duchamp and writer Henri-Pierre Roché in 1917.
  • She had earlier studied art and theater in Paris, and was working in New York as an actress.
  • She later worked at sculpture and pottery.
  • Wood was characterized as the "Mama of Dada." She partially inspired the character of Rose DeWitt Bukater in James Cameron's 1997 film, Titanic after the director read Wood's autobiography while developing the film.
  • Beatrice Wood died nine days after her 105th birthday in Ojai, California.

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