Alina Szapocznikow, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Alina Szapocznikow

Polish sculptor

Date of Birth: 16-May-1926

Place of Birth: Kalisz, Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland

Date of Death: 02-Mar-1973

Profession: artist, sculptor

Nationality: Poland

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Alina Szapocznikow

  • Alina Szapocznikow (Polish: [?ap?t??'?ik?f]; sometimes called Szaposznikow; (May 16, 1926 – March 2, 1973) was a Polish sculptor and Holocaust survivor.
  • She produced casts of her and her son's body.
  • She worked mainly in bronze and stone and her provocative work recalled genres such as surrealism, nouveau realism, and pop art.During World War II she was imprisoned in the Pabianice and Lódz Ghettos and in Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen and Theresienstadt Nazi concentration camps.

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