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Ida Applebroog


Ida Applebroog (November 11, 1929 – October 21, 2023) was an American multi-media artist who was best-known for her paintings and sculptures that explore the themes of gender, sexual identity, violence, and politics. Applebroog was the recipient of multiple honors including the MacArthur Fellowship "Genius Grant", the College Art Association Distinguished Art Award for Lifetime Achievement, and an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from the New School for Social Research/Parsons School of Design. Applebroog lived in New York City and is represented by Hauser & Wirth.

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American painter studied at the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences (1947-1950) and at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (1966-1968). In 1974 she moved to New York City. Her work investigated themes of power, violence, gender, and sexual identity in media including artist’s books, painting, drawing, sculpture, film, and installation.


Artist, book artist, conceptual artist, graphic designer, lecturer, painter, photographer, sculptor

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Ida Applebroog, Ida Applebaum, Ida H. Applebroog, Ida Horowitz

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