This Day in Art History: Wally Hedrick gifted his wife and fellow Bay Area artist Jay DeFeo with a ladder for her birthday. She would later use this ladder to work on her monumental painting The Rose.
Jay DeFeo’s painting ladder, 195-? / unidentified photographer. Jay DeFeo papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

This Day in Art History: Wally Hedrick gifted his wife and fellow Bay Area artist Jay DeFeo with a ladder for her birthday. She would later use this ladder to work on her monumental painting The Rose.

Jay DeFeo’s painting ladder, 195-? / unidentified photographer. Jay DeFeo papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

4 months ago