Lynda Benglis has been creating challenging and influential work since the 1960s. As both a sculptor and performance artist, her constant experimentation with materials and processes has produced some of the most important and innovative contemporary art. Benglis is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship (1975) and two NEA grants (1979, 1990). Her work is in numerous public collections including the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.; the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Gallery, Washington, D.C.; the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY; Dallas Museum of Art, TX; the Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA; the Walker Art Center, MN; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA; and the Guggenheim Museum, NY.
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