Pierrette Bloch

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Pierrette Bloch
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Born(1928-06-16)June 16, 1928
DiedJuly 7, 2017(2017-07-07) (aged 89)
Paris, France
MovementModern art
Awardsprix Maratier 2005 de la Fondation Pro-MAHJ

Pierrette Bloch (June 16, 1928 – July 7, 2017) was a French-born Swiss painter and textile artist. Bloch began exhibiting her works in Paris and the United States in the 1950s. The ensemble of her works have their roots in the use of "poor" materials such as ink, paper, mesh, and horsehair. Her work has been exhibited in Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

She was of Jewish descent.[1]

Bloch died on July 7, 2017 in Paris at the age of 89.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "BLOCH, Pierrette (born 1928), Painter, collage artist, textile artist, sculptor". Archived from the original on 2017-08-20. Retrieved 2017-07-26.
  2. Dagen, Philippe (July 8, 2017). "Mort de Pierrette Bloch, artiste d'une « inextinguible continuité »". Le Monde. Retrieved July 9, 2017.