Corita Kent, born Frances Elizabeth Kent, also known as Sister Mary Corita Kent, was an American Roman Catholic religious sister, artist, designer, and educator. Kent’s key themes in her work included Christianity and social justice. Her work reflected her concerns about poverty, racism, and war. Her collages took popular images, often with twisted or reversed words, to comment on the political issues of the period, many of which could have been found at any number of marches or demonstrations, some of which she attended herself. Kent was also a teacher at Immaculate Heart College. She received the American Institute of Graphic Arts Medal in 2016.
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