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Laura Slobe (1909 - 1958)

plaster, circa 1935
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Cheskin

Laura Slobe was born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. She worked for the Illinois WPA sculpture program. The Art Institute of Chicago has a memorial prize named after her.

Venus is a modern, abstract version of the classical statue.

Collection of the Illinois State Museum
photograph by Gary Andrashko
ISM Accession #: 1967.26/050

<i>Venus</i><br>Laura Slobe (1909 - 1958)

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