From the Jessica Esch: Fill in the Blanks exhibition
"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. // 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
Oral history interview with Kay WalkingStick, 2011 Dec 14-15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. (Page 19 and Pages 23-24, respectively)
1938 Corona Standard typewriter
Underwood-Olivetti Studio 44 typewriter
Frosted Flakes cereal box interior
6 1/4" x 12 1/2"