WorldCat Identities

Hoffman, Malvina 1887-1966

Overview
Works: 147 works in 251 publications in 2 languages and 4,801 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Autobiographies  Exhibition catalogs  Atlases  Records and correspondence  Portraits  Maps  History  Documentary films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Author of introduction, Translator
Classifications: NB237.H55, 730
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Sculpture inside and out by Malvina Hoffman( Book )

30 editions published between 1930 and 1972 in English and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Part I includes a brief historical outline of sculpture and is enlivened by anecdotes and personal experiences with Rodin, Mestrovic, Brancusi and other famous artists. In Part II Miss Hoffman takes the reader behind the scenes and shows what goes on in the sculptor's studio ... lavishly illustrated with photographs taken in collaboration with experts and technicians"--Cover
Heads and tales by Malvina Hoffman( Book )

20 editions published between 1936 and 1993 in English and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"My adventures and experiences of 'headhunting' in the near and far corners of the earth - and how the hundred racial types in the 'Hall of man' of the Field museum in Chicago were selected and modelled on the road."
A dancer in relief : works by Malvina Hoffman : an exhibition at the Hudson River Museum from March 25 through May 13, 1984 by Janis C Conner( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The races of mankind by Chicago Natural History Museum( Book )

4 editions published between 1946 and 1954 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sculptor's odyssey by Malvina Hoffman( Book )

5 editions published between 1936 and 1979 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eén van de 9 boeken die op 3 december 2015 door de Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin zijn teruggegeven aan de collectie Internationaal Archief voor de Vrouwenbeweging. Met handtekening van Charlotte A. Matthes
The races of mankind, an introduction to Chauncey Keep Memorial Hall by Field Museum of Natural History( Book )

1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hall of Man( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"American artist Malvina Hoffman created 104 life-sized figures, busts and heads in five years, working under the direction of scientists, and traveling the world to find models to create sculptural portraits of 'The living races of mankind' ..."--Container
Map of mankind by Malvina Hoffman( )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birth atlas by Robert Latou Dickinson( Book )

4 editions published between 1960 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malvina Hoffman by Malvina Hoffman( Book )

3 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heads and tails by Malvina Hoffman( Book )

2 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exhibition of recent sculpture and drawings by Malvina Hoffman : January 17, 1929 to February 3, 1929, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C by Malvina Hoffman( Book )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The woman sculptor : Malvina Hoffman and her contemporaries by May Brawley Hill( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yesterday is tomorrow, a personal history by Malvina Hoffman( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sculptress, who recently won the Gold Medal of the National Sculpture Society, tells of her childhood, her studies under Rodin and others, and her search around the world for significant subjects
Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material by Malvina Hoffman( )

in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Races of mankind : the sculptures of Malvina Hoffman by Marianne Kinkel( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1930, Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History commissioned sculptor Malvina Hoffman to produce three-dimensional models of racial types for an anthropology display called the Races of Mankind. In this exceptional study, Marianne Kinkel measures the colossal impact of the ninety-one bronze and stone sculptures on perceptions of race in twentieth-century visual culture, tracing their exhibition from their 1933 debut and nearly four decades at the Field Museum to numerous reuses, repackagings, reproductions, and publications that reached across the world"--Front flap of book jacket
Myanmar (Burma): a Padaung woman wearing neck-rings to lengthen the neck. Process print after a bronze sculpture by Malvina Hoffman, ca. 1933 by Malvina Hoffman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The bust may have been produced by Malvina Hoffman for her exhibition "The races of mankind" commissioned by the Field Museum, Chicago, in 1930 and on exhibition from 1933 to 1968
[Mangbetu woman by Malvina Hoffman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1930 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Exhibition of recent sculpture and drawings by Malvina Hoffman : December 15, 1928 to January 5, 1929 by Malvina Hoffman( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Races of mankind : the sculptures of Malvina Hoffman
Alternative Names
Grimson, Malvina

Grimson, Mrs. Samuel

Hoffman, Grimson

Hoffman, Malvina Cornell

Hoffman, Malvina Cornell 1887-1966

Hoffman, Mrs. Samuel Grimson

Malvina Cornell

Malvina Cornell Hoffman

Malvina Hoffman

Malvina Hoffman American artist

Malvina Hoffman Amerikaans beeldhouwster (1885-1966)

Malvina Hoffman artista estadounidense

Malvina Hoffman artiste américaine

Malvina Hoffman scultrice statunitense

マルヴァイナ・ホフマン

Languages
English (128)

French (1)

Covers
Women of our time : an album of twentieth-century photographs