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Fulton, Alice B.
Back cover slightly faded. Top corner of ront cover slightly creased. 80pp.
Chapman & Hall, 1984, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0412255103
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Inventory #21150
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.00 approx. - € 5.30 approx.)
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Edited By Paumgartner,G.;Stiehl,A. And Gerok,W.
N.B.Fading to d/j spine.328pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1993, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792388291
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Inventory #15031
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 60.00 approx. - € 53.00 approx.)
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Baraka, Amiri Imamu; McEvilley, Thomas
In this publication, Thornton Dial's assemblages, as well as his watercolours and drawings, are presented in 128 reproductions - 122 in colour. Using a variety of materials - scrap metal, rope, carpeting, canvas, wood and paint - held together with industrial sealing compound, self-taught contemporary artist Thornton Dial creates powerful, richly textured narrative assemblages. His primary symbol is the tiger, with which he represents the African-American male, notably himself, encountering life. The text offers a multifaceted look at the artist's career. First, art critic Thomas McEvilley, widely known for his groundbreaking writings on post-Modernism, analyzes Dial's work as a watershed in the emergence of alternatives to Western art-historical conventions. Then, noted poet, playwright and essayist Amiri Baraka looks at the phenomenon of the African-American self-taught artist and the cultural tradition from which Dial emerges. Baraka also provides an interpretation of the artist's imagery. The illustrations are accompanied by extended captions that elucidate Dial's thoughts and working processes.160pp.
Harry N Abrams Inc., 1993, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0810932172
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Inventory #18079
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 30.00 approx. - € 26.50 approx.)
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Tolstoy, Leo
This book is an introduction to the high humanitarian ideas of the great Russian writer and philosopher Leo Tolstoy. It was inspired by the portrait reproduced on the cover dustjacket. The inscription on the portrait was written, in Russian, by Alexandra Lvovna Tolstoy, youngest daughter of the world famous writer and presented to the author, Michael Levin, on the occasion of his visit to her in 1977 at her home in upstate New York. In translation, the inscription reads: My father once said: 'Believing gives soulful peace; sense of divine soul gives power'. These words of his have always helped me in life. And I am happy that you helped people - tourists - when they came to bow their heads at his grave. 204pp.
The Levin Press, 0, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. Third Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780962847349
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Inventory #20834
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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3 page folded colour promotional card for exhibition 28 aprile - 4 giugno 1983 3 works illustrated.
Galleria D'arte Moderna, 1983, , Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . Pamphlet. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
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Inventory #26562
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.00 approx. - € 5.30 approx.)
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