Katarzyna Kobro, a Polish avant-garde sculptor
Katarzyna Kobro was born in Moscow, Russia, on January 26, 1898, though her family lived in what is now Latvia.
AFTER FINISHING HIGH SCHOOL, KOBRO MOVED TO MOSCOW TO STUDY ART AT THE RENOWNED MOSCOW SCHOOL
OF PAINTING, SCULPTURE AND ARCHITECTURE.KATERYNA KOBRO MARRIED WADOSLAW STRZEMISKI, ANOTHER
AVANT-GARDE ARTIST, IN 1920. AROUND THE SAME TIME, KOBRO CREATED “TOS 75 – STRUKTURA” FROM
CORK AND METAL. TWO YEARS LATER, SHE AND HER HUSBAND MOVED TO HIS NATIVE POLAND, WHERE SHE
DIED.KATARZYNA KOBRO MADE HER MARK IN THE WORLD OF MODERN ART BY
CREATING A SERIES OF “KOMPOZYCJA PRZESTRZENNA” (SPATIAL COMPOSITIONS) IN 1925.
The style reflects a period that sought to integrate art and science into everyday life. The Dimensionist
MANIFESTO, SIGNED BY KOBRO IN 1936, SOUGHT TO CREATE AN EXPLOSIVE EXPANSION OF ART.