Eva Hesse

  • View large image No title, 1965

    Eva Hesse, No title, 1965 Ink on paper, 45.7 x 61 cm © The Estate of Eva Hesse. Courtesy Hauser & Wirth.

  • View large image No title, 1965

    Eva Hesse, No title, 1965 Ink on paper, 64.8 x 49.8 cm © The Estate of Eva Hesse. Courtesy Hauser & Wirth.

Eva Hesse (b. 1936, Hamburg, d. 1970 New York) was a Jewish German-born American sculptor. She studied at Cooper Union, NY and Yale University. Recent solo exhibitions include: Converging Lines. Eva Hesse and Sol Lewitt, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin TX (2014); Eva Hesse 1965, Hauser and Wirth, London (2013); Eva Hesse. One More Than One, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Germany (2013); Eva Hesse Spectres 1960, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles & touring to University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque NM (2012); Brooklyn Museum, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn, NY (2010-11); Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Massachusetts (2011); Eva Hesse Studio Work, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland & touring to Camden Arts Centre, London (2011); Tápies Foundation, Barcelona, Spain (2010); Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada (2010);  Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive, University of California (2009 – 11); Eva Hesse Drawing, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN & touring to MOCA – The Museum of Contemporary art, Los Angeles, CA (2009); The Drawing Center, New York (2009); Menil Collection, Houston, Texas (2006); Eva Hesse: Sculpture, The Jewish Museum, New York (2006). Selected group exhibitions: Abstract Drawing, Drawing Room, London (2014); When Attitudes Become Form- ‘Live in Your Head’ / Works – Concepts – Processes – Situations – Information, Kunsthalle Bern, Berne, Switzerland & touring to Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany (2013); Institute of Contemporary Art, London (1969); Nine at Leo Castelli, Leo Castelli (Warehouse), New York, NY (1968); Anti Form, John Gibson Gallery, New York, NY (1968); and Eccentric Abstraction, Fischbach Gallery, New York (1966).

Last updated: 31.10.2014

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