Magdalena Abakanovicz (b. 1930, Falenty / Poland, d. 2017 Warsaw / Poland) studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. 1965 to 1990 she had a Professorship at the Academy of Fine Arts, Poznan. In 1965 she participated at Sao Paulo Biennial; in 1980 and 1995 at the 39th and 46th Venice Biennale and in 2010 at Liverpool Biennial, amongst others.
Painting, graphics, objects, installations, wall textiles, Inventor of "Fiber Art"