Spinning Wheel, 1927

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Harsh spotlights and nightmarish distortions—this spinning wheel practically touches the ceiling—are two trademark techniques used by Wanda Gág to communicate the intensity with which she saw the world. The spinning wheel could refer to old-fashioned self-reliance, a theme of her summers at a rural spot she called Tumble Timbers, where this scene was set.

Spinning Wheel
Artist Life
Accession Number
Catalogue Raisonne
Z.&J. 36; W.37
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