Helaine Blumenfeld OBE grew up in New York and graduated from the University of Michigan. She studied Moral Philosophy at Columbia University, receiving a PhD in 1964. She married her husband Yorick in 1963 and moved to Paris where she studied sculpture with Ossip Zadkine. She had her first solo exhibition in 1966 in Palais Palfy, Vienna. There follows an impressively long list of exhibitions in Britain, Europe, Scandinavia, China, Korea, Singapore and the United States. Most notable recent exhibitions include: Ely Cathedral, Pilane Sculpture Park, Huygens’ Hofwijck Museum in the Netherlands and the largest show of her work to date at Canary Wharf (2020).
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