Elaine Sturtevant

Sturtevant (as she is simply known) was born in Lakewood, Ohio in 1926. She has devoted the past 40 years to appropriating works by her contemporaries, many of which have since become icons of modern art. Like no other artist before her, Sturtevant poses the question of the true value of art in the art business, and puts the terms "original" and "originality" up for debate. Her work, which includes painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, film, and video, still provokes its viewers today-...See more