ACH084: Mary Edmonia Lewis was a black Catholic woman who became a great sculptor. Tom and Noëlle Crowe tells us that in order to overcome prejudice against her she moved to Rome from the US early on and it wasn’t until quite recently that Lewis received recognition for her great art.
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Links for this episode:
- Edmonia Lewis – Wikipedia
- BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Edmonia Lewis – a remarkable Hammersmith sculptor | LBHF
- Celebrating Sculptor Edmonia Lewis’ Deep Calling | Catholic New York
- Sculptor Edmonia Lewis Shattered Gender and Race Expectations in 19th-Century America
- Edmonia Lewis | Smithsonian American Art Museum
- Overlooked No More: Edmonia Lewis, Sculptor of Worldwide Acclaim – The New York Times
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- Edmonia Lewis, Catholic sculptor, subject of a Google doodle
- Biography of Edmonia Lewis, American Sculptor
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