Beaded bags, embroidered cushion covers, puppets, stained-glass windows, paintings on canvas—Sophie Taueber-Arp’s short but vibrant career spanned such a broad range of creative disciplines that it remains difficult to define her as an artist. In this video, senior curator Anne Umland, organizer of the exhibition "Sophie Taueber-Arp: Living Abstraction", guides through Taeuber-Arp’s multifaceted work, revealing a shapeshifting artist whose language of abstraction defied categorization.
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