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Vennie Ream Hoxie
It's no hoax, folks - she's the Real McCoy! An American Original.
And you thought the only "proper" artists were men!!!
- So, what i'd like to know is: Was Bobby Riggs
*really a male chauvanist pig? Or was it
all a hoax???? See also: Billie-Jean King - Tennis players; sports.
See also: [Sculptors]
Vennie Ream Hoxie
(b.1847.09.25, Madison, Wis, Terra;d.1914.11.20, Washington DC)
aka Vennie Ream-Hoxie.
also note: "Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Vinnie Rean Skulpeter"
between 1860 and 1875
Forms part of Brady-Handy Photograph Collection
(Library of Congress).
(via above source)
What language are they speaking??? It sound's barbaric!
That's Amaricanese NOT the King's English ;) - frank.
At age 15 while studying
with Clark Mills, she was
commissioned to mae the
statue of Abraham Lincoln
that is the Rotunda of
Capital (ie, Washington, DC).
-- 1991 ed, Vol. 14, P. 515.
Her works include:
(avail portrait, prints, etc)
According to Howard Smagula, "... this piece further
illustrates her concern with transforming ordinary -- sometimes
ugly -- materials into works of art. Sheet rock is similar
to plywood in that it possesses no picturesque qualities. It
is common, in-expensive (mass produced to be eventually
covered with paint and plaster [, or wall-paper]. Each side
of the 3-foot cube has a small centrally placed, square
opening; through the openings sheet rock is visible 20 layers
deep. By alligning the aperture, it is possible to see through
to the other sides; at the center of the cube is a small,
empty white space. Winsor presents us with an interesing
situation: An object of great opacity and mass is visually
penetrable and has at its core an empty "seed" of light.
It tantalizes us with an un-reachable pure space at the
centre of its "being"; a space that physically keeps us out;
a space that can only be reached in our minds."
[p.158; "Currents: Contemporary directions in the Visual Arts",
2nd Ed, 1989, ISBN 0-13-195595-0]