Paula Modersohn-Becker
German, 1876-1907
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Paula Modersohn-Becker
German, 1876-1907
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Collected by major museums
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2016
Paula Modersohn-Becker: An Intensely Artistic Eye,
Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
2014
Paula Modersohn-Becker,
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
2012
Der nackte Mann,
Lentos Kunstmuseum

A pioneer of modern art in Europe and the first woman to paint a full-length nude self-portrait, …

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A pioneer of modern art in Europe and the first woman to paint a full-length nude self-portrait, Paula Modersohn-Becker favored simple forms and complex textures created by scratching into sculpted paint on canvas. Modersohn-Becker trained under Fritz Mackensen in the Worpswede artists’ colony, alongside artists such …

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