Helen Escobedo de Kirsebom

b. 1924d. 2010

Helen "Elena" Escobedo was a Mexican sculptor and installation artist whose work has been displayed all over the world: from Mexico, Latin America, the United States, and Canada to the United Kingdom, (Germany), as well Israel and New Zealand.

Her career as an artist spanned more than fifty years and explored ecological and urban problems through works that were site-oriented and often ephemeral.

See also:

Helen Escobedo de Kirsebom, ‘Signals’ (1971), Parnell, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

Image: Bronwyn Holloway-Smith, Public Art Heritage Aotearoa New Zealand, 2021