Eva Hesse

German-born American sculptor and textile artist

Eva Hesse (January 11, 1936 – May 29, 1970) was a German-born and American-raised sculptor and painter. Her career was short. She worked with fiberglass and plastics. She also sculpted with other materials. Hesse was born near Hamburg, Germany. She moved to New York City.[1]

Hesse died in 1970 from a brain tumor diagnosed the previous year.


  1. "Eva Hesse". Guggenheim.com. Retrieved Oct 2, 2017.