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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 ($ 33.00 approx. - € 29.00 approx.)
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Becker, Eberhard
N.B. Slight crease to front cover. Corners slightly bumped. 71pp. Code-No. 923 038
Leitz, 0, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #27614
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Seitz, Raymond
Raymond Seitz was US ambassador to Britain, 1991-4. Unlike most of his predecessors he didn't return home, but decided to stay, with his wife Caroline and their dogs. "Over Here" (the book has the same title as the radio series) is about the transatlantic relationship, at every level.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: As New, Jacket Condition: As New. Third Impression. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0297815989
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Inventory #28710
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Hewitson, Jim
EX LIBRARY.Lacks ffep.One label one stamp.Following up his previous journey among the Scots in America, Jim Hewitson moves to the second great area of Scottish settlement - Australia and New Zealand. Focusing on the period up until World War II, the book examines in an anecdotal style the impact of the Scots - both positive and negative in the shaping of new lands, their continuing Scottishness, their integration and their achievements.308pp.
Canongate, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. Ex Library. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0862417759
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Inventory #23118
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Van Horn, Susan Householder
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Slight fading to spine. 232pp.
New York University Press, 1988, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0814787592
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Inventory #25893
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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