Tip of the Hat: Malvina Hoffman puts on the white cap
Archives of American Art
Smithsonian staff publications
Kelly Quinn, the Terra Foundation Project Manager for Online Scholarly and Educational Initiatives, introduces a new series, Tip of the Hat, which takes a light–hearted look at artists and their headgear. Malvina Hoffman, 1921 / Edith M. White, photographer. Miscellaneous photographs collection, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Malvina Hoffman (1887—1966) was an American sculptor and author. At age 14, she studied at the Art Students League in New York. And later, after moving to Europe with her mother, she studied with Auguste Rodin and Ivan Mestrovic. She also worked as a studio assistant to Janet Scudder. Hoffman is perhaps...