New American sculpture

Gaston Lachaise Standing Woman 191227 Philadelphia Museum of Art Gift of R Sturgis and Marion BF Ingersoll

Gaston Lachaise, Standing Woman, 1912-27, Philadelphia Museum of Art (Gift of R. Sturgis and Marion B.F. Ingersoll)

Joy. That’s what I felt as I entered the sculpture show at the Portland Museum of Art. There were bodies dancing, leaping, stretching, caressing, and floating through space. My delight never let up, lasting until the final sight — a monumental bronze woman, on her toes with arms raised. Read more

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