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Mercury’s Swift Flight

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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
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Published Date:
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 13:00:16 +0000
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Object of the Day
Art Deco
mural
mythology
presentation drawing
World's Fair
Description:
Hildreth Meière (1892-1961) was a distinguished Art Deco muralist, painter, mosaicist, and decorative artist often applauded for her defiance of normative standards against the professional success of females.  In 1936 she wrote, “It drives me wild to be spoken of as ‘one of the best women artists’. I’ve worked as an equal with men, and...
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