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The first place the reader encounters text in this book of assertive graphite drawings is its next-to-last page. There's no title, no table of contents, and no introduction--it's all drawings from the front cover straight through to "Afterwords 101, A Short Answer Quiz" by Francine Prose. Prose rises to meet Winters's work with an homage that is art in itself, an unconventional, sweet, funny poem evoking the artist's symbol language and his ideas, and analyzing them even as it mocks that assignment. One question reads "By what signs are the following recognized?" The list, in order, is a blob, a lump, a smudge, a mistake, an intention, and an egg. It's both sharp and mysterious, and it's insightful enough to bring readers back to page one seeking answers.
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Book Description Pratt Institute, 2004. Soft cover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. This publication was made on the occasion of the exhibition "Terry Winters: Local Group / New Works on Paper" at the Pratt institute's Pratt Manhattan Gallery in 2004. The book, designed by the artist, is illustrated with full-color images of ninety black and white drawings made with graphite, ink, and acrylic on paper. Also included is a text by Francine Prose. 180 pages, 90 black and white illustrations. Seller Inventory # ABE-1542993063472
Book Description Pratt Exhibitions, 2006. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110974038121
Book Description Pratt Exhibitions, 2006. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0974038121
Book Description Condition: New. New. Looks like an interesting title!. Seller Inventory # S-0974038121
Book Description Pratt Exhibitions, 2006. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0974038121