Marguerite Louis Blasingame
(1906 - 1947)
Marguerite Louis Blasingame was active/lived in Hawaii, California. Marguerite Blasingame is known for figurative sculpture, Hawaiian scene.
Biography Marguerite Louis Blasingame
Marguerite Louis Blasingame (1906-1947)
Born in Honolulu and trained at Stanford University in California, Marguerite Blasingame returned to Hawaii where she became an established sculptor of figural works, many of them bas reliefs in wood and stone. Her depictions were usually sinuous in contour with simplified anatomy.
Along with Isami Doi, Madge Tennent, and others, she founded the Hawaiian Mural Arts Guild in 1934.
She was among the artists in Hawaii who, before World War II, experimented with decorative pattern using natural forms, especially tropical foliage and flowers and used stylized imagery of Hawaiian figures in work that mirrored the similarly romanticized and exoticized Art Deco imagery depicting the
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