Gwen Lux, American sculptor and designer, 1908-1986, in her studio

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    Description: Gwen Lux was a sculptor, designer, lecturer, writer and teacher. Her sculptures combined abstraction and realism, and were usually constructed from polyester resin concrete and metals. She taught sculpture at the Arts & Crafts Society of Detroit.

    Creator/Photographer: Peter A. Juley & Son

    Medium: Black and white photographic print

    Dimensions: 8 in x 10 in

    Culture: American

    Persistent URL: photography.si.edu/SearchImage.aspx?id=5832

    Repository: Smithsonian American Art Museum, Photograph Archives

    Collection: Peter A. Juley & Son Collection - The Peter A. Juley & Son Collection is comprised of 127,000 black-and-white photographic negatives documenting the works of more than 11,000 American artists. Throughout its long history, from 1896 to 1975, the Juley firm served as the largest and most respected fine arts photography firm in New York. The Juley Collection, acquired by the Smithsonian American Art Museum in 1975, constitutes a unique visual record of American art sometimes providing the only photographic documentation of altered, damaged, or lost works. Included in the collection are over 4,700 photographic portraits of artists.

    Accession number: J0001886

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