Igor Mitoraj facts for kids
|Mitoraj in 2014|
March 26, 1944|
|Died||October 6, 2014
After graduating, he had several exhibitions. He held his first solo exhibition in 1967 at the Krzysztofory Gallery in Poland. In 1968, he moved to Paris to continue his studies at the National School of Art.
Mitoraj worked with terracotta and bronze. In 1979, he began to use marble for most of his works. In 1983, he set up a studio in Pietrasanta. In 2006, he created the new bronze doors and a statue of John the Baptist for the basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli in Rome.
Mitoraj died in Paris, France, aged 70.
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Luci di Nara, at the main entrance of the British Museum in 2002.
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