Thursday, March 26, 2015

Installation with torn strips of linen

Marie Lieb, Installation with torn strips of linen, designed on the floor of the psychiatric hospital where she lived, Germany, c. 1894 Collection Prinzhorn, Heidelberg, Germany.
No detailed information about Marie Lieb’s life is known. She was hospitalized in the Heidelberg clinic in 1894 diagnosed with “periodic mania”. Only two photographs survive as evidence of her distinctive style.