By Barbara Chase-Riboud
Certainly one mystery to this paintings is that Chase-Riboud's poems are expert via her epic, polished bronze sculptures, as her sculptures are knowledgeable by way of her narrative fiction, and her fiction via her poems. the belief of the Renaissance guy is sort of a cliché, yet how usually can we get to work out what it skill for an artist to be a Renaissance lady? Chase-Riboud has been an important in sculpture, fiction, and poetry for with regards to part a century: promoting over 1000000 copies of her path-breaking novel Sally Hemings in the overdue '70s, profitable the Carl Sandburg Award for her moment number of poems within the overdue '80s, and now, approximately thirty years later, at the heels of a big retrospective of her sculpture on the Philadelphia Museum of artwork and the Berkeley paintings Museum, the following is Everytime a Knot is Undone, a God is Released, her first new and picked up quantity of verse.
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