100 Angels Project on exhibit at museum
Submitted by crecord2010 on Wed, 06/12/2013 - 12:26pm
Kathy Klein said she’s seen angels. Her latest artwork, the 100 Angels Project, is on exhibit at the Yorktown Historical Museum. It is partly inspired by those experiences.
“I was a hostess in a restaurant and got out of work at 2 a.m. or 3 a.m.,” Klein said. “I was taking a shortcut home when my car stalled. My car was blocking the road and I knew I had to get it off the road before someone had come around the corner and hit it by accident but I couldn’t push it. Then this tiny lady drove up. She helped me push the car off the road and took me to my apartment and drove off. I never saw her again.”
This experience, which Klein said took place in Thousand Oaks, Calif. in 1969, inspired two pieces in the collection, Push Angel I, a drawing, and Push Angel II, a small sculpture. In both pieces, an angel is shown helping a woman push a vehicle.
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