The Alice Cycle, A Retrospective, Paintings from 1988–2004 by Mary Kline-Misol.
[Des Moines]: Mary Kline-Misol,2005.
This is a remarkable and startlingly original series of 43 paintings by Des Moines-based Kline-Misol. They are divided into four themes:
- Down the Rabbit Hole—three early works, personal reflections on her encounters with Alice.
- Child Alice—a powerful and moving group of 21 paintings, all depicting the historical Alice, Alice Liddell.
- Looking Glass Family—sixteen stunning portraits of characters from the two Alice books.
- The Storyteller—three paintings of a stern and intelligent Lewis Carroll.
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