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Brave and Bold, Lee Bontecou – A Formidable Artist

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  • Lee was born on January 15, 1931 1bontecouface in Providence, Rhode Island

    Happy birthday Lee Bontecou, she is 87 years old.

  • Bontecou does not care what you think

    She doesn’t want to impose. She’s probably most closely allied to the abstract expressionists because she acknowledges when she was a young artist [during] the heyday of the abstract expressionists, she admired not only their work but the idea of freedom and experimentation that their work embodied and the way they lived their lives. They weren’t theorists. They didn’t talk about their work. It was intuitive. She still doesn’t want to really talk about her work. She doesn’t want to fix meaning. She wants to keep it open for people.

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    Inspiration – Alabama

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