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American Sculptor Lee Bontecou Chose Freedom Over Success



American Sculptor Lee Bontecou Chose Freedom Over Success

"American sculptor Lee Bontecou wowed the art world with her wall-mounted, war-inspired sculpture. The first woman to be invited into the Leo Castelli gallery she quickly shot to fame but just as quickly grew disillusioned by the art world's restrictive demands seeking instead, "all freedom in every sense." Get your art fix on! 0:00 Introduction 0:14 Early Life :39 Impact of War on Art :59 Receives Fulbright, goes to Rome 1:11 Returns to NY, Style Changes 1:34 Accepted into Leo Castelli Gallery 1:56 Critics Got it Wrong 2:20 Style Changes Again 2:45 Critics not Enamored 3:08 Retreats to Pennsylvania, Begins Teaching, Still Creating 3:33 Accepts Museum Retrospective 3:45 Awards 4:05 Summary - All Freedom in Every Sense" from the video introduction


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