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ID: 500026528
 
Record Type: Person
Hesse, Eva (American sculptor, born in Germany, 1936-1970)

Note: Eva Hesse immigrated to the United States in 1939. She attended the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn in 1952, Cooper Union from 1954-1957, and Yale University, where she earned her BFA in 1959. She married artist Tom Doyle in 1961 and traveled through Europe in 1964. She taught at the School of Visual Arts in New York from 1968 to her untimely death in 1970. Hesse is best known for her sculptures that utilize latex and fiberglass and is often associated with the Minimalist movement.

Names:
Hesse, Eva (preferred,V,index,LC)
Eva Hesse (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
German

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
teacher
painter

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Hamburg (Hamburg state, Germany) (inhabited place)
Died:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
fellow student of ....  Albers, Josef  Yale University
..............................  (German-American painter, theorist, 1888-1976) [500033049]
spouse of ....  Doyle, Thomas J.  married in 1961
................  (American sculptor, born 1928) [500045753]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Hesse, Eva (I)

Biographies:
(American sculptor, born in Germany, 1936-1970) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, 1936-1970) ..... [GRL]
(American sculptor, 1936-1970) ..... [Grove Art]
(American sculptor 1936-1970) ..... [GRLPSC]
(American sculptor, 1936-1970) ..... [BHA]
(American sculptor, 1936-1970) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(American artist, 1936-1970) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Sources and Contributors:
Eva Hesse ........ [VP]
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Hesse, Eva ........ [BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, WCI Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
......................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
......................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
......................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 83193496
......................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, CL-Courtauld, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, VP, WCI, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Art Index (1929-) v.19, 20
....................  ARTnews 69/5 (1971)
....................  Bruce and Wells, Art and Context, the '50s and '60s (2006) 70
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Darmstädter, Künstlerlexikon (1961)
....................  DuMonts Künstlerlexikon von 1945 (1979)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Naylor, Contemporary Artists (1989)
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-) 1970
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [CL-Courtauld, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Bruce and Wells, Art and Context, the '50s and '60s (2006) 70
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