Art does not solve problems but makes us aware of their existence. It opens our eyes to see and our brain to imagine.

Magdalena Abakanowicz

Bronze Crowd  2004

 

Magdalena Abakanowicz (born June 20, 1930, in Falenty, Poland) is a Polish sculptor. She is notable for her use of textiles as a sculptural medium and is regarded as being one of the most important and influential female artists of the 20th century. She has been a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Poznań, Poland from 1965 to 1990 and a visiting professor at UCLA in 1984. Magdalena Abakanowicz currently lives and works in Warsaw.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magdalena_Abakanowicz

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