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Red Grooms: A Retrospective 1956-1984 [INSCRIBED, SIGNED, WITH ORIGINAL SKETCH BY THE ARTIST]

Stein, Judith E.; John Ashbery; Janet K. Cutler (Essays by)

Published by Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, [Philadelphia], 1985
Condition: g+ Soft cover
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Quarto. 240pp. Original illustrated wrappers. Verso of front cover inscribed, signed, and sketched by Red Grooms* to Fred and Stella (Krieger), and dated LA, 11/30/85. Striking catalogue published in conjunction with four exhibitions of the same name held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, June 21 - September 29, 1985; the Denver Art Museum, Colorado, November 2, 1985 - January 5, 1986; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, March 12 - June 29, 1986; and the Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, August 17 - October 26, 1986. With essays by Judith E. Stein, John Ashbery, and Janet K. Cutler. Also includes exhibition checklist and chronological biography. This catalogue is splendidly illustarted with 170 color and b/w illustrations. Moderate and sporadic creasing along edges of wrappers. Covers slightly age-toned. Wrappers in overall good, interior in very good condition. *Red Grooms (born Charles Rogers Grooms on June 7, 1937) is an American multimedia artist best known for his colorful pop-art constructions depicting frenetic scenes of modern urban life. Grooms was given the nickname "Red" by Dominic Falcone (of Provincetown's Sun Gallery) when he was starting out as a dishwasher at a restaurant in Provincetown and was studying with Hans Hofmann. Bookseller Inventory # 37500

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Title: Red Grooms: A Retrospective 1956-1984 [...

Publisher: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, [Philadelphia]

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:g+

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition.

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