Hiawatha’s Marriage, Edmonia Lewis
April 08, 2016

Hiawatha’s Marriage, Edmonia Lewis

DETAIL: Edmonia Lewis (American; 1844-1907). Hiawatha’s Marriage, 1868. Marble; 29.5″ x 13.125″ x 13.125″. Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama. Gift of Ida Bell Young Art Acquisitions. Public domain. Women Artists ABOUT THE ARTIST The story of a female artist having to overcome cultural, societal and political odds to achieve commercial and critical success in a […]

Anna Pavlova, Malvina Hoffman
January 08, 2016

Anna Pavlova, Malvina Hoffman

DETAIL: Malvina Hoffman (American; 1887–1966). Anna Pavlova, 1924. Marble. El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas. Photograph by Elissa Eriksson. Women Artists ABOUT THE ARTIST American sculptor Malvina Hoffman (1887–1966) was born with natural ability and into a culturally elite family that encouraged her innate talent. Along with private art tutors—including Mount Rushmore sculptor, Gutzon […]