THE DOROTHY SERIES


This series of prints presents a visual biography of the artist's mother, Dorothy Kline. Following the concept of using "traces," evoking one's personality by means of mundane details, Wayne built her images from actual artifacts of Dorothy's life: a necklace or glove, various certificates, snapshots and letters.


Little by little, I located, collected, and assembled material about her. I didn't use everything. I selected very carefully, paying close attention to building a story line that didn't tell everything, only such thngs as she might have told girlfriends at lunch.


The following litho's are not the complete series but works that will tell some of the story.  


Boxed portolio of twenty lithographs 




Write a Lonely Soldier


YEAR: 1976 SIZE: 21.5 X 17.25 SIGNED: LR W/IN IMAGE TITLED: LR W/IN IMAGE ON WAYNE'S RIVES WITH TAMSTONE WATERMARK AND ARTIST'S AND PRINTER'S CHOP


"Even in this wedding picture, there is no sign of my father. She met him at the instance of the goverment, which, for the morale of the troops, urged young ladies to write letters to the soldiers."



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