Henry Sugimoto: Painting an American Experience. 2000. NF HC Japanese American..

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Henry Sugimoto: Painting an American Experience
Kim, Kristine; Higa, Karin; Sugimoto, Henry; et al
Heyday Books, Japanese American National Museum
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Notes: Near Fine 4to 9 1/4" x 9 1/2" rust cloth over board artist monograph, blind stamped lettering to front, gilt lettering to spine, light yellow pictorial dust jacket protected in a paper-backed mylar sleeve, featuring Henry Sugimoto's 1931 painting "Self Portrait in Camp" to front, black and white lettering to front, black lettering to back, spine, interior folds, minor sunning to spine, otherwise superior copy inside and out, with only the most minimal, unobtrusive wear to bindings, text-block, dust jacket and endpapers. [vi] xvi, [2] 141 + 1 pp., includes Foreword by Smithsonian Institution Secretary, Lawrence M. Small, Introduction by Japanese American National Museum Senior Curator of Art, Karin Higa, section "Painting an American Experience" by Japanese American National Museum Associate Curator, Kristine Kim, chapter excerpt from Sugimoto's life story "Leaving Your Mark on this Earth" by Henry Sugimoto, essay "A Daughter's Remembrance" by Sugimoto's daughter, Madeline Sumile Sugimoto, Resource List, and Acknowledgments. Published in conjunction with a retrospective exhibition of the work of artist Henry Sugimoto (1900-1990) organized by the Japanese American National Museum, on view from March 24 through September 16, 2001, in the Manabi and Sumi Hirasaki Theater Gallery, the Dr. and Mrs. Edison Miyawaki Gallery, and the Taul and Sachiko Watanabe Gallery. From back of dustjacket: "Henry Sugimoto: Painting an American Experience follows Sugimoto on a remarkable journey that would transform his art, challenge his identity, and in the end deepen his humanity. This is the first-ever survey of the works of a gifted, complex, and engaging painter." Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.