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Lenore Tawney : mirror of the universe. Cover Image Book Book

Lenore Tawney : mirror of the universe.

Patterson, Karen (Karen E.), (editor.). Tawney, Lenore, (artist.). John Michael Kohler Arts Center, (host institution,, issuing body.).


"Taking the course of Lenore Tawney's life as a starting point, this publication will function as an expanded biography. It will begin with her trajectory as an artist, weaving together important events, communities of artists, and individuals who made animpact on Tawney's artistic and spiritual practice."--Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780226664835
  • ISBN: 022666483X
  • Physical Description: 303 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Sheboygan, Wisconsin : John Michael Kohler Arts Center ; 2019.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
"This catalogue is published on the occasion of 'In Poetry and Silence: The Work and Studio of Lenore Tawney, ' presented October 5, 2019, to March 7, 2020, as part of 'Lenore Tawney: Mirror of the Universe, ' a series of four exhibitions exploring Lenore Tawney's life, work, and influence, at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center"--Colophon.
Edited by Karen Patterson.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-295) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface and acknowledgments / Sam Gappmeyer -- Foreword / Kathleen Nugent Mangan -- Waiting like a fern. Mirror of the universe / Karen Patterson -- Student: 1945 to 1960 / Glenn Adamson -- The archive: ephemeral and eternal / Mary Savig -- Technical analysis: Lost and proud / Dr. Florica Zaharia -- Back to the source. Sculptor: 1961 to 1970 / Glenn Adamson -- The archive: the waters below the firmament / Mary Savig -- Technical analysis: The bride / Dr. Florica Zaharia -- Weaving infinity. Seeker: 1970 to 1980 / Glenn Adamson -- The archive: that point is the point / Mary Savig -- Technical analysis: Dove / Dr. Florica Zaharia -- That other sea. Sage: 1980 to 2007 / Glenn Adamson -- The archive: this cage of bones, & blood, & flesh / Mary Savig -- Even thread [has] a speech / Shannon R. Stratton -- Technical analysis: Written in water / Dr. Florica Zaharia.
Subject: Tawney, Lenore > Exhibitions.
Tawney, Lenore > Influence.
Textile artists > United States > Biography.
Women artists > United States > Biography.
Art, American > 20th century > Exhibitions.
Textile crafts > United States > Exhibitions.
Collage > United States > Exhibitions.
Genre: Biographies.
Exhibition catalogs.

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