Dean Byington F SC Photo Silkscreen Art Catalog

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Dean Byington
Author:
Yau, John
Publisher:
Gallery Paule Anglim
Release Date:
2003
Seller Category:
ART EXHIBIT CATALOGS
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Used: Excellent
Sku: 01911
Notes: Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.Fine 8vo, 8 1/4" x 10 1/4." First Edition perfectbound exhibition catalog, pictorial covers featuring Dean Byington's 2002 oil painting, Untitled/Fungal Life, on front and back covers, black lettering on front, black with white lettering on spine, no visible shelf wear, sharp tips, tightly bound, clean and unmarked throughout. 32 pp. Replete with full-color and black-and-white images of Dean Byington's photo silkcreen work. Includes an Essay by John Yau, Chronology and credits. This catalog was published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Gallery Paule Anglim in San Francisco, California February 12 to March 8, 2003. Dean Byington is a California artist that transitioned from photography to photo silkscreens for large scale oil paintings. From the Essay: "...[T]hese paintings strike me as both visionary and emotionally attuned to the sense of impending disaster that marks our historical moment...they also suggest that devastation is an inherent part of our history, that we have already entered a world that has been devastated, and that we inevitably end up waiting for a catclysmic moment to arrive. What stops these paintings from being shrill cries of doom, because they are far from being that, is their opaque and tangled beauty." Acquired from the private library of photorealist, Robert Bechtle and art historian, Whitney Chadwick. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.