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Cascadia examines work of 2 women artists


Last updated 7/18/2018 at Noon

Cascadia Art Museum’s latest exhibit, “Drama and Design: Yvonne Twining Humber and Blanche Morgan Losey,” brings together the work of two prominent regional artists active in Seattle fro 1930 to 1950.

Yvonne Twining Humber (1907-2004) was a Northwest transplant, arriving in Seattle in 1943 after her marriage to local businessman Irving Humber. Originally from New York and Boston, Humber had developed a national reputation for her unique paintings created for the WPA Federal Art Projects during the Depression.

Her hard-edged Precisionist style was highly unusual in the Northwest, gai...

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