Alina Szapocznikow (b.1926, Kalisz / Poland, d. 1973, Praz-Coutant near Paris) created sculptures and drawings in which she dissected especially the female body into fragments. In 2007 and 2017, her works were shown at documenta 12 and 14 in Kassel. Alina Szapocznikow studied at Studio Otokar Velimsky in Prague, at the Artistic Industrial College of Studio Josef Wagner Prague, and at Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris.
„My gesture is addressed at the human body – the complete erogenous zone.“
(Alina Szapocznikow, 1972)uman body – the complete erogenous zone.“
(Alina Szapocznikow, 1972)