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Corita Kent

Born in 1918, Fort Dodge, United States

Died in 1986

Overview

Born in 1918, in Fort Dodge, IA, USA. Died in 1986 in Boston. Corita Kent was an artist, educator, and advocate for social justice whose work reflects the ascendancy of Pop Art, the spiritual renewal of the Second Vatican Council and the political activism of the 1960s. A catholic nun for more than three decades, Kent was deeply committed to cultural, social, and aesthetic innovation. Her idiosyncratic approach to art and outspoken engagement with the world made her a target of criticism by con...Read more