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Edmonia Lewis - Sculptor from United States (New York) , Birth sign Cancer

Edmonia Lewis - Sculptor from United States (New York) , Birth sign Cancer | Edmonia Lewis | Scoop.it
Learn more about Edmonia Lewis. Bio, Facts, Family on Celebrity Birthdays
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More facts and a sample chapter from our prize-winning biography may be read at www.edmonialewis.com

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History DETERMINATION

History DETERMINATION | Edmonia Lewis | Scoop.it
Wildfire (aka Edmonia Lewis, aka Mary Edmonia Lewis) - Ojibwa/African American - circa 1870, accomplished Sculptor.
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Edmonia Lewis said her mother was Chippewa and her Chippewa name was Suhkuhegarequa or Wild Fire - actually means 'fire-starting girl.'    More facts and stories about Edmonia Lewis on our free web site www.edmonialewis.com                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

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Page not found, Liverpool museums

Page not found, Liverpool museums | Edmonia Lewis | Scoop.it
National Museums Liverpool. Page not found.
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http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/collections/sculpture/item.aspx?tab=summary&item=wag+2004.5&hl=1&coll=10

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African Americans on Twitter

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Edmonia Lewis (about 1844-1908); Mississauga Ojibwe; was an Africa http://african-americans.newsin.tk/a/2828a0d0-8285-11e4-b8a6-3d7229838b3a … pic.twitter.com/yhfXTbOX2n

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You can find the art of Edmonia Lewis online 24/7 with links to many local museums. http://edmonialewis.com/links.htm

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Edmonia Lewis, African-American & Native American sculptor of international fame - Amazing Women In History

Edmonia Lewis, African-American & Native American sculptor of international fame - Amazing Women In History | Edmonia Lewis | Scoop.it
25692183Edmonia Lewis was the first African American artist to earn international fame for her artwork.
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Lewis's Indian name, 'Wildfire' is 'Ishkoodah' in Ojibwe. "Glared like Ishkoodah, the comet, Like the star with fiery tresses.” (Longfellow)

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c.a.halpin Artist on Twitter

c.a.halpin Artist on Twitter | Edmonia Lewis | Scoop.it
The Invisible Woman #20 Edmonia Lewis @womenartdealers #portraitnovember #lewisedmonia #artisthour #sculptor pic.twitter.com/IaJgWG6JNn
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We hope to bring Edmonia Lewis out of her enigma with a biography, The Indomitable Spirit of Edmonia Lewis, by Harry Henderson, and a free web site: www.edmonialewis.com

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BLOG

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RT @andthatrhymeswi: @Cobblerite @oberlinelc Edmonia Lewis celebrated Emancipation 3 times. http://t.co/y41osr01bm "Forever Free" was the 2…
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Lewis's 1st tribute to Emancipation - The Freedwoman and Her Child on First Hearing of Her Liberty - failed to attract funds for marble and was lost.

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marielleejiama: INSPIRE-M|E Recognized as the... | Evolve Into Style: EVO-IFC

marielleejiama: INSPIRE-M|E Recognized as the... | Evolve Into Style: EVO-IFC | Edmonia Lewis | Scoop.it
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Recognized as the first African and Native-American sculpture, Edmonia Lewis created history with her marble sculptures. Born in New York in 1844, she befriended...
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Edmonia Lewis said she was born in a wigwam and her Chippewa name meant "Wild Fire."

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You can find the art of Edmonia Lewis online 24/7 with links to many local museums. http://edmonialewis.com/links.htm

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RT @andthatrhymeswi: Our prize-winning biography of Edmonia Lewis is available from the Untreed Reads bookstore. http://t.co/6bJTxaAD6t @U…
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KIRKUS REVIEWS summarized, a “monument of research and craftsmanship … crystalline accounts of Lewis’ feuds and mentorships, as well as rich illustrations of the works being discussed”

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t.co / Twitter

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RT @ITooObserve: Edmonia Lewis (1844 –1907) Sculptor. Former US President Ulysses S. Grant commissioned her to do his portrait. http://t.co
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John Cardinal McCloskey also sat for Edmonia Lewis in Rome, about the same time as President Grant.

 

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Child of the Fire: Mary Edmonia Lewis and the Problem of Art History's Black and Indian Subject - Kindle edition by Kirsten Pai Buick. Arts & Photography Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.

Child of the Fire: Mary Edmonia Lewis and the Problem of Art History's Black and Indian Subject - Kindle edition by Kirsten Pai Buick. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
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Where did 20th-century critics go wrong writing about Edmonia Lewis? UNM professor @kpbuick reviews their musings.

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History

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Mary Edmonia Lewis (ca. July 4, 1845 – ca. 1911) was the first African American and Native American woman to gain fame and recognition as a sculptor in the international fine arts world. She was of African American, Haitian and Ojibwe descent.
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Historians have called Lewis “an enigma” for good reason. Perhaps they will understand her better now. http://edmonialewis.com/blog.htm#Minefield ;

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Edmonia Lewis, Haitian, Ojibwe Sculptor (1844 – 1907)

Edmonia Lewis, Haitian, Ojibwe Sculptor (1844 – 1907) | Edmonia Lewis | Scoop.it
Mary Edmonia Lewis (July 4, 1844–September 17, 1907) was a talented American sculptor of African/Haitian and Ojibwe heritage. She is the first credite...
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Edmonia Lewis left a complex legacy by speaking through her art - feminist, African-American and Native-American by birth, American Roman Catholic by choice. She was the first sculptor of African descent to idealize Emancipation, the first woman sculptor to honor the freed woman, the first Native American sculptor to portray her people. More facts and stories at our free web site www.edmonialewis.com

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NEW Child of the Fire: Mary Edmonia Lewis and the Problem of Art History's Black - gekoo.co - Search, Find, Compare and Buy it Now

NEW Child of the Fire: Mary Edmonia Lewis and the Problem of Art History's Black - gekoo.co - Search, Find, Compare and Buy it Now | Edmonia Lewis | Scoop.it
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A great companion to CHILD OF THE FIRE: Our prize-winning biography of Edmonia Lewis. http://ift.tt/1oV69IR

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The Edmonia Lewis Project: Minnehaha Auction | ART + HISTORY ...

The Edmonia Lewis Project: Minnehaha Auction | ART + HISTORY ... | Edmonia Lewis | Scoop.it

Bust of Minnehaha by Edmonia Lewis, African American Sculptor, 2009, Winter Fine and Decorative Art, February 7 [Marble bust atop marble base, standing 11.625" high. With Minnehaha inscribed between figure and base, ...

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Edmonia Lewis's 1868 busts of Hiawatha and Minnehaha were, in modern terms, shelf extensions of her 2 famed 1866 Hiawatha groups.

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Internationally-acclaimed American sculptor Edmonia Lewis ~~
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Edmonia Lewis toured the US from her studo in Rome, Italy, 1869-1879 - usually appearing with her work.

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c.a.halpin Artist on Twitter

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T.i.w.#22 Hiawatha by @edmonialewis @andthatrhymeswi #sculpture #hiawatha #edmonia #portraitnovember pic.twitter.com/i6TalYK496
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We hope to bring Edmonia Lewis out of her enigma with a new biography and a free web site - www.edmonialewis.com

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Kobo - eBooks - The Indomitable Spirit of Edmonia Lewis

Kobo - eBooks - The Indomitable Spirit of Edmonia Lewis | Edmonia Lewis | Scoop.it
RT @andthatrhymeswi: #KOBO anyone? THE INDOMITABLE SPIRIT OF EDMONIA LEWIS, by Harry Henderson, for the KOBO READER http://t.co/dlaPZ0S4DZ
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GOODREADS gave it FIVE STARS (out of five)! MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW wrote: “It reads with the passion and drama of good literature.”

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MAAH on Twitter

MAAH on Twitter | Edmonia Lewis | Scoop.it
Our bust of Robert Gould Shaw by Edmonia Lewis like you've never seen it before, thanks to @almontgreen! #NEMA2014 pic.twitter.com/ytxP6HOnyL
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Lewis's memorial to Col. Shaw brought her first taste of fame. It was first in plaster, this one marble ow.ly/i/79ro0#32hq @MAAHMuseum #Boston

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Edmonia Lewis

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Edmonia Lewis Website #artist via @andthatrhymeswi http://t.co/RuK1woGFo6
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Sample our free website, all about Edmonia Lewis:

  Bio- Chronology   Auctions   Bibliography   Links  Becoming an Artist   Quotes  Critics  1883 Magi   Who's Who Blog 


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THE ANKH LIFE - Timeline Photos | Facebook

THE ANKH LIFE - Timeline Photos | Facebook | Edmonia Lewis | Scoop.it
Blacknosis:[Edmonia Lewis

Supreme Skill: Sculptor

Edmonia Lewis is recognized as the first major African American sculptor and the first African...
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Edmonia Lewis was also the 1st to celebrate Emancipation by idealizing a freed woman - in spite of opposition by some of her fans. Other sculptors offered only figures of freed men.

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Inspirations

Inspirations | Edmonia Lewis | Scoop.it
Mary Edmonia Lewis (ca. July 4, 1845 – ca. 1911) was the first African American and Native American woman to gain fame and recognition as a sculptor in the international fine arts world. She was of African American, Haitian, and Ojibwe descent.
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Edmonia Lewis met the 'Philadelphia Negro' in 1876 - her 6th tour of the United States. Sparks flew! Book II Chapter 33, The Indomitable Spirit of Edmonia Lewis, A Narrative Biography, by Harry Henderson and Albert Henderson.

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