Terry Haass

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Terry Haass
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Theresa Goldmannová

(1923-11-17)17 November 1923
Český Těšín, Czechoslovakia
Died1 March 2016(2016-03-01) (aged 92)
Paris, France
Known forPainting

Terry Haass (1923-2016) was a Czechoslovak-born French artist known for her printmaking, painting, and sculpture.


Haass née Goldmannová was born on 17 November 1923 in Český Těšín, Czechoslovakia.[1] in 1938 she and her family fled from antisemitism in Czechoslovakia to Paris, France then fled the Nazi invasion there, settling in New York in 1941. Around that time she married Walter Haass who she later divorced.[2]

In New York Haass attended the Art Students League of New York and the Atelier 17. In 1951 she and fellow artist Harry Hoehn co-directed the New York location of Atelier 17. By the end of that year Haass moved back to Paris.[1] In 1952 Haass had a solo exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution.[2] In 1953 Haass' work was included in the Museum of Modern Art's Young American Printmakers exhibition.[3]

Haass studied and worked in Paris, becoming a French citizen in 1963.[4]

Haass died on 1 March 2016 in Paris.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Terry Haass Biography". Annex Galleries Fine Prints. Retrieved 20 February 2020.
  2. ^ a b Weyl, Christina (25 June 2019). Terry Haass. The Women of Atelier 17: The Biographical Supplement. Christina Weyl, New York. ISBN 9780578534336. Retrieved 20 February 2020.
  3. ^ "Young American Printmakers: Master checklist" (PDF). Museum of Modern Art. Retrieved 20 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Terry Haass". National Gallery of Art. Retrieved 20 February 2020.

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