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Magdalena Abakanowicz

Magdalena Abakanowicz, Polish artist, sculptor. Member Presidential Council for Culture, since 1992. Member American Academy Arts and Letters (honorary), Polish Association Authors., Akademie der Kunste (honorary), Sachsische Akademie der Kunste, Dresden, Germany (honorary), Orden Pour le merite fur Wissenschaften und Kunste, Berlin.

Background

  • Abakanowicz, Magdalena was born on June 20, 1930 in Falenty, Poland. Daughter of Konstanty and Helena (Domaszowska) Abakanowicz.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Warsaw Academy Fine Arts, 1954. Doctor (honorary), Royal College Art, London, 1974. Doctor (honorary), Rhode Island School Design, 1992.

      Doctor (honorary), Academy Fine Arts, Lódz, Poland, 1998. Doctor (honorary), Pratt Institute, 2000. Doctor (honorary), Massachusetts College Art, 2001.

      DHC (honorary), School of the Art Institute Chicago, 2002. Doctor (honorary), Academy Fine Arts, Poznan, Poland, 2002.

    Career

    • Professor Academy Fine Art, Poznan, Poland, 1965, Poland, 1979.

    Works

    Membership

    Member Presidential Council for Culture, since 1992. Member American Academy Arts and Letters (honorary), Polish Association Authors., Akademie der Kunste (honorary), Sachsische Akademie der Kunste, Dresden, Germany (honorary), Orden Pour le merite fur Wissenschaften und Kunste, Berlin.

    Connections

    • Married Jan Kosmowski, September 22, 1956.
    • father: Konstanty Abakanowicz
    • mother: Helena (Domaszowska) Abakanowicz
    • spouse: Jan Kosmowski
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    Born June 20, 1930
    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1954
      Warsaw Academy Fine Arts
    • 1974
      Royal College Art
    • 1992
      Rhode Island School Design
    • 1998
      Academy Fine Arts
    • 2001
      Massachusetts College Art
    • 2002
      School of the Art Institute Chicago
    • 2002
      Academy Fine Arts
    • 1965
      Professor, Academy Fine Art
      Poznan, Wielkopolskie, Poland
    • 1979
      Professor, Academy Fine Art
      Poland
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