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Tawney, Lenore (1907 - 2007)

Courtney Gerber

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online October 2006 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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American fibre and mixed-media artist. In 1941 she married George Tawney, who died shortly afterwards in 1943. Tawney attended the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana from 1943 to 1945 and then completed coursework in drawing, weaving and sculpture at the Chicago Institute of Design from 1946 to 1947, supporting herself as a proofreader for a legal publisher. Her teachers at the Institute included Alexander Archipenko, Marli Ehrman (1904–82), Emerson Woelffer (1914–2003) and former Bauhaus

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