Miriam Schapiro: Femmages, 1971-1985, Brentwood Gallery, Near Fine Catalogue
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Schapiro, Miriam, et al. St. Louis, MO: Brentwood Gallery, 1985.
English, Near Fine, SC, 4to or 8vo, 8" x 8," unpaginated, 29 pp., including illustrations.
Pink paper wrappers with staple binding. White lettering on front. No lettering to spine. Covers have fading along spine (light brown color) and slight wear to extremities, else pristine and intact, binding tight. Pages have light age toning, else pristine and intact. Replete with illustrations, most in black-and-white, one in color. Exhibition catalog published on the occasion of a show that was held from May 17-June 30, 1985 at the Brentwood Gallery in St. Louis, Missouri. The exhibition featured the "femmages" made by Miriam Schapiro between 1971 and 1985. Schapiro used the word, "femmages," to describe her collages made of fabric. Miriam Schapiro (1923-2015) was a Canadian-American artist. She made paintings, sculptures, prints, and textile art. She was one of the leading figures of the feminist art and Pattern and Decoration movements. Acquired from the private library of photorealist, Robert Bechtle and art historian, Whitney Chadwick.