Anita Weschler

Bob’s Family -Aunt Anita Weschler – Sculptor and Artist

Anita Weschler 1903 – 2000
of New York City
and Erwinna, PA

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Anita Weschler in
her La Guardia Place Studio 1964-76

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Anita Weschler at Long Hill
1978

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Anita Weschler with
American Woman War Worker – 1942

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Anita Weschler with
Bonds of Affection -1945
[photo in her studio in the barn at Long Hill]

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Anita Weschler with
Hinterland

Anita Weschler’s Credo
“The core of life is both profound and simple.
It is the scope of an artist’s emotional life
which is recorded for the enrichment of the observer.”

A few of Anita Weschler’s “children”

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terra cotta relief US Post Office, Elkin, NC 1939

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Eurydice
Koestler Collection

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Victory Ball 1951
cast stone
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

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The Mediators

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Martial Music – Air Raid

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The Road
cast stone colored horizon blue
Art Students League Permanent Collection NYC

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In the Course of Human Events – 1942
painted plaster relief 63″x48″x12″

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A Time to Be Born
aluminum
Pinsonneault Collection

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A Time to Embrace
primavera wood
The Norfolk Museum Collection

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A Time to Die
1945
Collection of Whitney Museum of American Art

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A Time to Plant
– cast aluminum –
Anita kept this sculpture on the well at Long Hill
except when it was visiting at my house.

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The Boy Scout
portrait of Bob Koestler
Koestler Collection

 

Hail and Farewell

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My Caprice

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Summer Day
Koestler Collection

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The Humanist – photo by Soichi Sunami
fiberglass
Collection of Council for Secular Humanism in Buffalo, NY
donation by Warren A Smith

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The Campus Today – 1963

terra cotta relief

Anita innovated the use of
plastic resins and synthetic glazes, using vivid colors and
amorphous forms on oblong and round wooden panels.

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two of Anita Weschler’s rondos
Pinsonneault Collection

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a panel
Pinsonneault Collection

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Anita Weschler Oct 1970

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Anita and Herbert in Brazilia 1972
photo by John Mayer

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View from Anita’s apartment

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