Allie Victoria Tennant and the Visual Arts in Dallas (Women by Light Townsend Cummins PDF

By Light Townsend Cummins

Winner, 2016 Liz chippie Award for the learn within the historical past of ladies, provided on the Texas country historic organization Annual Meeting

At reasonable Park in Dallas, a sculpture of a local American determine, bronze with gilded gold leaf, lines a bow prior to sending an arrow into flight. Tejas Warrior has welcomed hundreds of thousands of holiday makers because the Texas Centennial Exposition opened within the 1930s. The iconic piece is quickly recognizable, but few humans find out about its writer: Allie Victoria Tennant, one in all a amazing team of Texas artists who actively complicated regionalist paintings within the many years ahead of international conflict II.

gentle Townsend Cummins follows Tennant’s public occupation from the Twenties to the Sixties, either as an artist and as a culture-bearer, as she complicated cultural endeavors, together with the humanities. a real pathfinder, she helped to create and nurture artwork associations that also exist this present day, such a lot in particular the Dallas Museum of paintings, on whose board of trustees she sat for nearly thirty years. Tennant additionally labored on behalf of alternative civic associations, together with the general public colleges, artwork academies, and the nation reasonable of Texas, the place she helped create the Women’s Building. Allie Victoria Tennant and the visible Arts in Dallas sheds new gentle on a frequently forgotten artist.

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