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Alice Halicka

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Nationality  Polish

Name  Alice Halicka
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Born  20 December 1894 (1894-12-20) Krakow, Poland
Died  January 1, 1975, Paris, France

Alice Halicka or Alicja Halicka (20 December 1894 – 1 January 1975) was a Polish painter who spend most of her life in France.

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Alicja Halicka was born in Kraków and studied with Józef Pankiewicz there. She moved to Paris in 1912 where she studied at Académie Ranson under Paul Sérusier and Maurice Denis. There she met and married the Cubist painter Louis Marcoussis in 1913. In 1921 she showed cubist work together with her husband at the Société des Artistes Indépendants. She painted in various styles but also became interested in fabric and even made set designs for ballets which were performed at the Metropolitan Opera of New York and Covent Garden, London.

She spent World War II in France and wrote a memoir afterwards called Hier, souvenirs, published in 1946. Halicka died in Paris in 1975.

References

Alice Halicka Wikipedia


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