Sarah Belchetz-Swenson

Sarah Belchetz-Swenson (May 24, 1938 - September 12, 2021) was a painter, printmaker, and portraitist.

Belchetz-Swenson was born in Cairo, Egypt in 1938 and grew in the works in Larchmont, New York. She joined the Art Students League in New York at thirteen and majored in studio art at Oberlin College, focusing on modern and historical painting and printing techniques. She briefly engaged taking into account the New York art scene, supported by fellow artists, including her cousin Rudolf Baranik (who wrote the launch to her Holocaust memorial Revisions)and the feminist painter May Stevens. She higher moved to Johnson, Vermont in imitation of her husband, Victor Swenson and their two daughters. Following a divorce in the yet to be 1990s, she fixed in Williamsburg, Massachusetts.

Rites, Belchetz-Swenson's most widely-exhibited work, is a series of fourteen paintings, four monotypes, and four lithographs, linking scenes from the lives of contemporary women and girls behind images from the Villa of the Mysteries in Pompeii.

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