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Even during the Abstract Expressionist dominance of the American art scene, Honoré Sharrer remained committed to projects of social realism. Many of her paintings were based on actual photographs or images in newspaper clippings. The focal point of this tempera sketch is a mysterious woman clad in pink. Men in suits standing with a woman in a pink dress, 196-?. Honoré Sharrer papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. The month of March is dedicated to the venerable subject of Women’s History. Considering the incommensurable contributions made by women to social causes, politics, science, and art, one out of twelve... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2012 at Archives of American Art Blog