Women, Surrealism & Abstraction - Audio Tour

Women Surrealism and Abstraction Tour
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Born in Seattle, Washington in 1903, Maud Oakes grew up in New York City surrounded by the artistic culture of the 1920s.
01 - Maud Oakes, Where the Two Came to Their Father

01 - Maud Oakes, Where the Two Came to Their Father

Born in Seattle, Washington in 1903, Maud Oakes grew up in New York City surrounded by the artistic culture of the 1920s.

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Born in Tacoma, Washington in 1903, Margaret De Patta spent most of her life in San Diego, California where she studied painting at the California School of Fine Arts.
02 - Magaret De Patta, Photogram

02 - Magaret De Patta, Photogram

Born in Tacoma, Washington in 1903, Margaret De Patta spent most of her life in San Diego, California where she studied painting at the California School of Fine Arts.

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Pamela Boden was born in Derbyshire, England in 1905 and moved to Munich, Germany when she was 17 to study art and music.
03 - Pamela Boden, The Magician's Castle

03 - Pamela Boden, The Magician's Castle

Pamela Boden was born in Derbyshire, England in 1905 and moved to Munich, Germany when she was 17 to study art and music.

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Gertrude Barrer was born in New York City in 1921 and studied at the ArtStudent’s League and the University of Iowa from 1939-1943. She is quoted as saying “Art is a religion and a way of life to me.
04 - Gertrude Barrer, Untitled

04 - Gertrude Barrer, Untitled

Gertrude Barrer was born in New York City in 1921 and studied at the ArtStudent’s League and the University of Iowa from 1939-1943. She is quoted as saying “Art is a religion and a way of life to me.

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Rachel Curley is a Navajo artist who was born in 1921 and introduced to weaving rugs at an early age. She grew up in New Mexico and lived there until her death in 2000.
05 - Rachel Curley, Rug

05 - Rachel Curley, Rug

Rachel Curley is a Navajo artist who was born in 1921 and introduced to weaving rugs at an early age. She grew up in New Mexico and lived there until her death in 2000.

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Amy Freeman Lee was born in 1914 and spent her life in Texas where she became known for modernist landscape and western scene painting and sculpture.
06 - Amy Freeman Lee, Private Life of Plant Series: Mystical Geometry

06 - Amy Freeman Lee, Private Life of Plant Series: Mystical Geometry

Amy Freeman Lee was born in 1914 and spent her life in Texas where she became known for modernist landscape and western scene painting and sculpture.

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Born in Lake Charles, Louisiana in 1941, Lynda Benglis graduated from Newcomb College in 1964 and became a third-grade teacher.
07 - Lynda Benglis, Untitled

07 - Lynda Benglis, Untitled

Born in Lake Charles, Louisiana in 1941, Lynda Benglis graduated from Newcomb College in 1964 and became a third-grade teacher.

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Lillian Elliott was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1930. She earned degrees in art education from Wayne State University and painting from the Cranbrook Academy of Art.
08 - Lillian Elliott, Untitled Wall Hanging

08 - Lillian Elliott, Untitled Wall Hanging

Lillian Elliott was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1930. She earned degrees in art education from Wayne State University and painting from the Cranbrook Academy of Art.