Helen Mayer & Newton Harrison Helen Mayer Harrison, Leader in Eco-Art Movement, Dies at 90

The New York Times Apr 12, 2018

Helen Mayer Harrison, half of the husband-and-wife team known as the Harrisons, pioneers in the eco-art movement whose works blended elements of art, biology, environmentalism and more, died on March 24 in Santa Cruz, Calif. She was 90.

Her family said the cause was Alzheimer’s disease.

Ms. Harrison and her husband, Newton Harrison, were both well into careers as educators when. in the late 1960s. they began shifting their focus to making art, vowing that anything they created would involve ecosystems and environmental awareness.

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