Sarah Charlesworth


Sarah Edwards Charlesworth (March 29, 1947 – June 25, 2013) was an American conceptual artist and photographer. She is considered part of The Pictures Generation, a loose-knit group of artists working in New York in the late 1970s and early 1980s, all of whom were concerned with how images shape our everyday lives and society as a whole.

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Considered a member of the "Pictures Generation," Charlesworth was a Guggenheim fellow and a recipient of two NEA grants. She taught at Princeton, the Rhode Island School of Design, and the School of Visual Arts in New York.

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Sarah Charlesworth

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