Carlos Villa, Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens, 1994,Very Good Catalog

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Carlos Villa
Moira Roth, Diane Tani, and Mark Johnson (Editors) et al.
Visibility Press; Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens; Filipino American Arts Exposition; Philippine Resource Center
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Used: Very Good
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Notes: Very Good, 8vo, 8 1/2" x 5 1/4." Black-and-white paper wrappers with staple binding. Black lettering on front. No lettering on spine. Wrap-around black-and-white illustration on covers and spine. Covers have slight creasing along spine, light rubbing on front, light to moderate rubbing on back, minuscule wear to extremities, and an original price sticker tipped-in on back, else clean and intact, binding tight. Pages pristine and intact. Replete with illustrations, most in black-and-white, two in color. 47 pp. including illustrations and Selected Bibliography. Published on the occasion of the International Hotel Installation at the Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens. Includes essays by different contributors featuring the life and work of Carlos Villa (1936-2013), a Filipino-American artist, curator, and professor. Many of Villa's works address multiculturalism and racial identity. As a curator, he focused on showcasing art by women and people of color. Included are a Preface by Moira Roth and Diane Tani; an Introduction by Amalia Mesa-Bains; Essays by Keith Morrison, Theresa Harlan, and Lucy R. Lippard; Interview by Eliza O. Barrios, Moira Roth, and Carlos Villa; "Manong, An Action" by Carlos Villa and Al Robles; Narrative Biography by Moira Roth, Eliza O. Barrios, Valerie Guth, Mark Johnson, and Annika Marie; and an Artist's Statement. Co-published by Visibility Press, Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens, Filipino American Arts Exposition, and Philippine Resource Center. Acquired from the private library of photorealist, Robert Bechtle and art historian, Whitney Chadwick. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.

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