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Joyce Kozloff  
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American, Born 1942

Joyce Kozloff earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in art education in 1964 from the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, and a Master of Fine Arts degree in painting from Columbia University in 1967. She has taught at several universities, including the Chicago Art Institute, the School of Visual Arts in New York, and Cooper Union in New York.

Kozloff was one of the leaders of the Pattern and Decoration movement of the 1970s, which worked to erode the boundaries between traditionally male-dominated fine arts and traditionally feminine applied arts. She spent much of the 1980s working on public commissions with ceramic tiles that explored the traditional patterns of various cultures. During the 1990s, Kozloff turned to another off-limits subject for women, pornography, which she treated like patterns to create decorative images. Her work is included in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Art, and the Museum of Modern Art. She has also received two grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and one grant from the Rockefeller Foundation.


Notebook of St. Louis Ornament



Notebook of St. Louis Ornament 1986
Master printer - Howard Jones
Intaglio from one zinc plate
Arches cover, buff
17 3/4"h x 20 3/4"w
Ed. 30