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ID: 500063253
 
Record Type: Person
Merz, Marisa (Italian sculptor, born 1931)

Note: Artist associated with Arte Povera; her work is often preoccupied with issues of flux and incorporates craft (e.g. knitting) and organic forms. An important solo exhibition of her work was held at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris in 1994.

Names:
Merz, Marisa (preferred,V,index,LC)
Marisa Merz (V,display)

Nationalities:
Italian (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Turin (Torino province, Piedmont, Italy) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Turin (Torino province, Piedmont, Italy) (inhabited place)
active:   Milan (Milano province, Lombardy, Italy) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  Merz, Mario  
................................  (Italian painter, sculptor, and photographer, 1925-2003) [500089761]
spouse of ....  Merz, Mario  
................  (Italian painter, sculptor, and photographer, 1925-2003) [500089761]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Merz, Marisa (I)

Biographies:
(Italian sculptor, born 1931) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist) ..... [GRL]
(Italian artist, 20th c.) ..... [BHA]
( sculptor) ..... [CL-Courtauld]

Sources and Contributors:
Marisa Merz ........ [CL-Courtauld, GRL, VP]
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Merz, Marisa ........ [BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRL Preferred]
..........................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 85182330
..........................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, CL-Courtauld, GRL, VP]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Celant et al., Identit√© Italienne (1981)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 26 Dec 2002
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
....................  Zero to Infinity: Arte Povera [exhibition pamphlet] (2002)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Zero to Infinity: Arte Povera [exhibition pamphlet] (2002)
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