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Marie Cosindas

American, b. 1925

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Marie Cosindas

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American, b. 1925

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Marie Cosindas initially gained recognition during the 1960s. Her artwork proved to be instrumental in the recognition of color photography as an acceptable artistic medium in an era where color was often relegated to commercial and amateur ventures. Both an historical exception and a product of her times, Cosindas’s warm, intimate portraits and nostalgic arrangements separated her from the prevailing trends of Pop Art’s irony and Minimalism’s rigor that pervaded in the art world. The artist filled her tiny dye-transfer compositions with found or borrowed objects—such as flowers, figurines, and perfume bottles—that came to define her signature style of excess delightfully bordering on kitsch.

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The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
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The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
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Biography

Marie Cosindas initially gained recognition during the 1960s. Her artwork proved to be instrumental in the recognition of color photography as an acceptable artistic medium in an era where color was often relegated to commercial and amateur ventures. Both an historical exception and a product of her times, Cosindas’s warm, intimate portraits and nostalgic arrangements separated her from the prevailing trends of Pop Art’s irony and Minimalism’s rigor that pervaded in the art world. The artist filled her tiny dye-transfer compositions with found or borrowed objects—such as flowers, figurines, and perfume bottles—that came to define her signature style of excess delightfully bordering on kitsch.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Established
Established representation
Represented by industry leading galleries.
User
Solo show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Fotofest International