Tuesday, June 13, 2017
New Deal Fairy Tale, Nursery Rhyme, and Story Art (6/10): "Alice in Wonderland"
The ceramic sculptures below were made by Edris Eckhardt (1905-1988), while she was in the WPA's Federal Art Project, ca. 1935-1936. According to her Wikipedia page, Eckhardt taught at the Cleveland School of Art, Cleveland College, Western Reserve University, University of California Berkeley, and Notre Dame. All images are courtesy of the Cleveland Public Library.
Above: "Alice and the White Rabbit."
Above: "Mad Tea Party."
Above: "Three Queens."
Above: "Ugly Duchess."
Above: "Walrus and Carpenter."