Trina Schart Hyman Biography

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Dictionary of Literary Biography on Trina Schart Hyman

Trina Schart Hyman is an illustrator whose work began to be noticed in the 1960s and came to full flowering in the 1970s. Her work grapples with an unusually wide range of emotions, and it openly celebrates sexuality and physical beauty, while also conveying a compassionate acceptance of physical deformity and old age. She encompasses realism and fantasy, humor and seriousness. To date, these qualities have been most richly demonstrated in her powerful full-color sequences for the folktales Snow White (1974), The Sleeping Beauty (1977), and Rapunzel (1982) and in her line and sepia work for Norma Farber's How Does It Feel To Be Old" (1979). She has been honored several times by the New York Times in its Best Illustrated Books of the Year lists. She has also won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for illustration twice, and her work has been displayed in the American Institute of Graphic Arts Book...

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