Art: Tales of Hoffman

In a long hall of Chicago's Field Museum there stand the completed results of the largest sculptural commission ever given a woman, possibly the largest sculptural commission ever completed by one sculptor anywhere: 101 bronze and stone statues and busts, almost all of them life size, depicting to the best of modern belief all the races of mankind. The collection, begun in 1930, was finally completed in February 1935. Last week the sculptor, capable, grey-haired Malvina Hoffman of New York and Paris, included the story of that commission in a thick volume of-rich...

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