The Weeper

  • Georgia Blizzard, The Weeper, ca. 1989, low-fired clay, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chuck and Jan Rosenak and museum purchase, 1997.124.142

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Georgia Blizzard created her first figurative pots by surrounding old bottles and jars with clay. She made portraits of people from her past, and haunting images of women with distorted bodies and staring eyes. The distressed face of The Weeper likely relates to the loss of a friend or family member.

Title
The Weeper
Artist
Date
ca. 1989
On View
Dimensions
10 7/8 x 8 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (27.6 x 21.0 x 24.1 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Chuck and Jan Rosenak and museum purchase

Mediums
Mediums Description
low-fired clay
Classifications
Keywords
  • State of being – emotion – sorrow
  • Figure female – fragment – face
Object Number
1997.124.142
Palette
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