Hedda Sterne — Romanian Artist born on August 04, 1910, died on April 08, 2011

Hedda Sterne was an artist best remembered as the only woman in a famous photograph of a group of Abstract Expressionists known as "The Irascibles" which consisted of Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Barnett Newman, Mark Rothko, and others. In her artistic endeavors she created a body of work known for exhibiting a stubborn independence from styles and trends, including Surrealism and Abstract Expressionism, with which she is often associated... (wikipedia)

For me, cooking is an extension of love.
I knew I wanted to be an artist at age 5 or 6. I always drew. At 8, I was permitted to study.
I was not an Abstract Expressionist. Nor was I an Irascible.
Artists were always referred to as great artists. I thought that's what the profession was. One word: great-artist. There wasn't one moment in my life when I thought I wanted to be anything else.

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