Margo Hoff, The Librarian, 1988, acrylic and collage on canvas, 54 x 44 inches.

Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

As a child, Margo Hoff used to model figures out of white clay she brought back from local well-drilling sites. Later she attended the Art Institute of Chicago and become well known in the Chicago art scene during the 1940s and 50s. Hoff works in many mediums: oil, ink, watercolor, wood. The Librarian reflects her sense of interplay between color, form, and the graphic quality of text.

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