Annette Messager's Biography
Annette Messager is a French artist who was born in 1943. She is considered one of the most influential contemporary female artists. Her work often combines photography, installation art, drawing, sculpture and textiles. She has been exhibiting her work since the 1960s and has had solo exhibitions in some of the world’s most prestigious art institutions, including the Centre Pompidou (Paris, France), the Tate Modern (London, UK), and the Museum of Modern Art (New York, USA). Messager's work focuses on themes such as femininity, identity, and relationships. She is also known for her exploration of the dark side of humanity, which she addresses through her use of symbolism and found objects.