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Rita Blitt: The Passionate Gesture

Blitt, Rita (with introductory comments by Yehuda Hanani and David Parsons

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ISBN 10: 0963078585 / ISBN 13: 9780963078582
Published by Brandeis University, Waltham, M., 2000
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Cloth, 21 cm, 172 pages, color illustrations throughout. Includes an interview with Blitt and writer / filmmaker David Knaus. Enclosed in a partitioned, black slipcase; included is a signed sculpture by Rita Blitt. Limited to 300 copies, this first edition celebrated the opening of the Women's Studies Research Center at Brandeis and the accompanying exhibit from November 2000 - February 2001. In very good condition; some light smudging to black slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 57883

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Title: Rita Blitt: The Passionate Gesture

Publisher: Brandeis University, Waltham, M.

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition.

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From the time she could pick up a crayon, painter/sculptor Rita Blitt has never ceased to make art. This elegant publication chronicles her progression from powerfully flowing black line paintings to morphic pastel drawings and then to 60-foot abstract sculptures. Ironically, when Blitt first encountered abstract expressionism she questioned the new art form; however, she eventually embraced it, crafting drawings, paintings and monumental sculptures to international acclaim. Six decades of evolution in an important artist's work. Dimension: 8 x 7 inches, 220 full color reproductions.

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