Sturtevant
1924–2014

Introduction

Elaine Frances Sturtevant (née Horan; August 23, 1924 – May 7, 2014), also known professionally as Sturtevant, was an American artist. She achieved recognition for her carefully inexact repetitions of other artists' works.

Wikidata identifier

Q3050403

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Introduction

Considered a pioneer of appropriation art from the 1960s. Her birth date is either 1924 or 1929. She was briefly married to an advertising executive, Ira Sturtevant, from whom she took her professional name. She is officially known as 'Sturtevant.'

Country of birth

United States

Roles

Artist, conceptual artist, graphic artist, painter, photographer, sculptor, video artist

ULAN identifier

500047422

Names

Sturtevant, Elaine Sturtevant, Elaine Frances Horan

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