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Mary Bauermeister
Date: German painter, born 1934
Biography: Mary Bauermeister was born in Germany in 1934 and studied at the Staatliche Schule für Kunst und Handwerk in Saarbrücken in the 1950s. She moved to Cologne and established an active studio and gathering space, hosting musical performances and artists and composers associated with the Fluxus movement. Bauermeister moved to New York in 1962 where she lived for a decade before returning to Cologne. The artist's practice includes electronic music, installation, lens box sculptures, and conceptual works on paper.