Magda Watts cuts two slits in a clay head and nudges them open. White plastic eyeballs eerily appear; the vague blob is no longer blind. With another tool she sculpts a deep wedge, forming a mouth through which a voice, a song, a scream can escape. Carefully she tends to the dolls' eyes, noses, teeth, hair, hands, and bellies. She ties their ties, buttons their buttons, fits their shoes. For Watts making rag dolls from scraps began as a childhood hobby, a pastime that would evolve into an invaluable craft and an... More >>>