Friday afternoon I went to the Corning Museum of Glass to see the premier of "A Not So Still Life", a biography about artist Ginny Ruffner. Ginny works not only in glass but metal, drawing, paper, painting, and combinations of all of the above. She is just the neatest person, and she actually came to the premier! Yes, I got to see her in person, and ask her a question. Here is a picture of her:
In an interview Tom Robbins, who wrote Skinny Legs and All, says : I have a fetish about her hair....you could film a Tarzan movie in there. There are drunken monkeys swinging on vines in that hair." Then he goes on to say that when she wakes up in the morning her hair has already been up for half an hour reading the paper. She does indeed have great hair.
Her work is very innovative and fascinating :