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Jessica Esch
November 2020

From the Jessica Esch: Fill in the Blanks exhibition 

Original Statements:
"And I came to realize--and it sounds arrogant now but I wanted to be a major American artist, god damn it. And I had to make huge changes to do that, in my work, in myself, in my home, everything." -Kay WalkingStick

"I think I really wanted to make art that was totally mine, god damn it. I really want this to look like mine and no one else's in the world, please." -Kay WalkingStick

Source:
Oral history interview with Kay WalkingStick, 2011 Dec 14-15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. (Page 19 and Pages 23-24, respectively)

Details:
1938 Corona Standard typewriter
Underwood-Olivetti Studio 44 typewriter
Frosted Flakes cereal box interior

6 1/4" x 12 1/2"

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