Pepper, Beverly

Pepper, Beverly (b. Stoll)

(1924–  ) sculptor, environmental artist; born in New York City. She studied at the Pratt Institute (1940) and in Paris (1949), painted and traveled extensively, and settled in Italy (c. 1952). She is known for totem figures, steel sculptures, mirrored works, and environmental earth constructions, as in Amphisculpture (1947–76).