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  • A comprehensive and definitive resource for artists’ biographies, published since 1911
  • Includes 149,000 biographies as well as auction records, exhibition histories, and over 11,000 images of artists’ signatures and stamps of sale

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Juliana Huxtable

Artist, poet, writer, DJ, and model Juliana Huxtable works in a variety of media. In the 2015 New Museum Triennial, she both exhibited her work and materialized as a life-size sculpture that Frank Benson created from a 3-D scan of her body. Her self-portraits, installed in harmony with this sculpture, stand as a powerful representation of trans and intersex bodies.

Martine Gutierrez

Martine Gutierrez utilizes photography, video, fashion, music, and performance art, frequently using her own body and persona as the core of her practice, which explores questions of personal and collective identity. In self-portraits where she is accompanied by mannequins, Gutierrez brings together the artificial and real, portraying femininity as a fluid boundary easily crossed.

In this update, Benezit publishes 2 new entries and 10 emendations.

Dulwich Pink Gallery

Collection Guides

Join Benezit on a tour of unique art collections around the world! Written by experts and curators, our Collection Guides present the history and highlights of museums and galleries. Follow links to related texts in Oxford Art Online and around the web to learn more about the artists in these outstanding collections.

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Benezit continues to feature new and revised biographies of women artists, as well as updates to articles on top-selling figures in today’s art market.