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THE ARTIST IN NEW YORK.

Orozco, Jose Clemente.

ISBN 10: 0292703090 / ISBN 13: 9780292703094
Published by TEXAS., AUSTIN, 1974
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: THE ARTIST IN NEW YORK.

Publisher: TEXAS., AUSTIN

Publication Date: 1974

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition.

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In his Foreword to this edition, Jean Charlot says: "An unusual feature of Orozco's letters is the great deal that he has to say about art. That one artist writing to another would emphasize art as his subject seems normal enough to the American reader. Yet, within the context of the Mexico of those days, the fact remains exceptional. The patria Orozco was leaving behind had, even from the point of view of its artists, many cares more pressing than art."

The letters and unpublished writings of Orozco from this period (1925-1929) describe an important period of transition in the artist's life, from his departure from Mexico, almost as a defeated man, to the period just before he received the great mural commissions—Pomona, The New School for Social Research in New York, Dartmouth—that were to bring him lasting international fame.

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Jose Clemente Orozco (1883-1949) was a noted painter and muralist.

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