Helène Aylon

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Helène Aylon (born Helene Greenfield; February 4, 1931 – April 6, 2020) was an American multimedia and ecofeminist artist.[1][2] She was born in New York City. Her works were divided into three phases: process art (1970s), anti-nuclear art (1980s), and The G-d Project (1990s and early 2000s). She also created a feminist commentary on the Hebrew Bible.

In 2012 Aylon published Whatever Is Contained Must Be Released: My Jewish Orthodox Girlhood, My Life as a Feminist Artist.[2]

Aylon died on April 6, 2020 of COVID-19 at the age of 89.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Debra Nussbaum Cohen, "The Liberation of Helène Aylon," Forward (13 July 2012).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Helène Aylon, Whatever Is Contained Must Be Released: My Jewish Orthodox Girlhood, My Life as a Feminist Artist (New York: Feminist Press, 2012).
  3. Helène Aylon, Eco-Feminist Artist Who Pondered Change, Is Dead at 89 of Coronavirus-Related Causes