Joyce Scott: Let Me Tell You a Story
/ Jon & Mary Shirley Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art
A jewelry maker and sculptor, Joyce Scott is a storyteller and artist-activist. Her visually seductive glass and bead sculptures speak of racism, sexism, war, and resistance. Black women take center stage, starting with War Woman II, a recent SAM acquisition.
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Image: War Woman III, 2014/2019, Joyce J. Scott, American, hand-blown Murano glass, beads, thread, wood, plastic dice, 31 x 9 x 8 in., Benaroya Glass Art Acquisition Fund and Plestcheeff Endowment for the Decorative Arts, 2020, 2020.1.