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Marisol(María Sol Escobar) (măr`ĭsŏl', märē`ä sōl āskō`bär), 1930–2016, Venezuelan-American sculptor, b. Paris. Marisol was first influenced by pre-Columbian sculpture and South American folk art. She is noted for her large, satirical, wooden figure groups; these place her within the pop artpop art,
movement that restored realism to avant-garde art; it first emerged in Great Britain at the end of the 1950s as a reaction against the seriousness of abstract expressionism.
..... Click the link for more information. movement. Many of her works, such as The Family (1962; Mus. of Modern Art, New York City), contain found objects and plaster or painted replicas of parts of her own body.
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