A bold and prolific artist, Claire Falkenstein worked in painting, drawing, sculpture, jewelry, film, public works, and architecture. Her work is recognized for its distinctive, organic, abstract forms and its dynamic engagement with space. Throughout Falkenstein’s career, she produced over 4,000 works of art. Born in Oregon in 1908, Falkenstein moved to San Francisco, California when she was 12 years old. She studied anthropology, philosophy, and fine art at the University of California Berkeley, and as an undergraduate she had her first one-woman show at a San Francisco gallery. After graduating in 1930, she continued to study art at Mills College in the early 1930s. In San Francisco, Falkenstein went... more.

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