Eva Aeppli


Eva Aeppli  born in Zofingen (2 May 1925 – May 4, 2015) , Aeppli spent her childhood in Basel where she attended the School of Decorative Arts. Her father was Waldorf educator and child development author, Willi Aeppli, who worked with Rudolf Steiner.
She moved to France in 1952 with her second husband, the sculptor Jean Tinguely. Subsequently she began her artistic career as a painter in Paris. From 1954 to 1960 Aeppli and Tinguely shared a living and working space, at the Impasse Ronsin, opposite Constantin Brancusi's which had been there since 1916 They belonged to the Parisian avantgarde with other artists Daniel Spoerri, Yves Klein and Niki de Saint-Phalle. Eva Aeppli became interested in sculpting figurines in textile and in bronze.
In 1975, she discovered astrology thanks to Jacques Berthon and the painter Eric Leraille. Fifteen years later, she decided to combat poverty, oppression and ignorance by creating the Myrrahkir Foundation. Aeppli lived until the age of 90 and died in Normandy, France.Wikipedia







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