Marta Pan was born in Budapest in 1923 and lived and worked in Saint-Rémy-Les-Chevreuses, France until her death in 2008.
Her one-woman shows included a career overview which traveled to six Japanese cities in 1993-94: Museum of Contemporary Art, Sapporo; Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura; Museum of Art, Kawaguchiko; Museum of Art, Ohara, Kurashiki; Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo; Chiba sogo Museum of Art, Chiba. Other one-woman shows included Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (1996); Pièce Inique, Paris (1997); Galerie La Cité, Luxembourg (1999); Fondation Coubertin, Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse (2000); Parc Saint-Cloud (2002);Winter Gallery, Weisbaden (2004); Musée des Beaux Arts, Brest (2005).
Among her many public works we recall the ones at Yokohama Museum of Art (1985); Sapporo Art Park (1986); Domaine de Kerguehennec (1986); Place des Lacs, Brest (1986); intersection of highways A6/A46 near Lyon (1992-93); a series of works spread throughout the urban center of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (1994-1997); Square Meeus, Bruxelles (2005); Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller, Otterlo (2007).
She received important career achievement awards such as the Ordre des arts et des lettres of France; International Water Prize, UNESCO; Praemium Imperiale, Japan.
There is a foundation devoted to the work and memory of Marta Pan and her husband the architect André Wogensky.