Marisa Merz (23 May 1926 – 20 July 2019) was an Italian artist and sculptor. In the 1960s, Merz was the only female protagonist associated with the radical Arte povera movement. In 2013 she was awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Biennale. She lived and worked in Turin, Italy.
Arte povera was a radical Italian art movement from the late 1960s to 1970s whose artists explored a range of …