Jade Snow Wong: A Retrospective: July 23 - December 22, 2002 , SIGNED, Fine Po..

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Jade Snow Wong: A Retrospective: July 23 - December 22, 2002 ISBN:
Jade Snow Wong; Maxine Hong Kingston; Kathleen Hanna; Forest L. Merrill; Irene Poon [Introduction]
Chinese Historical Society of America
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Collectible: Excellent
Sku: 01705
Notes: Fine 9" x 11 1/2" 4to in handsome red cloth over boards, bright gilt lettering to spine, sharp tips, showing no visible shelf wear, clean, bright, tightly bound, and unmarked throughout. SIGNED by Irene Poon and INSCRBED to Whitney Chadwick and RObert Bechtle: "For Whitney and Bob - in friendship and gratitude for your kind support. Best always - Irene". Black-and-white pictorial endpapers showing the artist working in a storefront in San Francisco in her youth, a moment that caused stir and controversy throughout the community. Near Fine pictorial dustjacket showing the ceramic and enamel work of Jade Snow Wong in full-color to the front panel, gilt lettering to spine, black-and-white photograph of the artist by Irene Poon to the back panel, minor shelf scuffing, some curling to top edge, else clean, intact, no chips or tears, not price-clipped, and protected by a paper-backed Brodart sleeve. viii, 72 pp. including Acknowledgements, a Curator's Statement, Plates, Artists's Chronology, The Enameling Process, The Pottery Process, Catalog Contributors and Lenders, and four essays by friend and celebrated Chinese American author Maxine Hong Kingston, curator Kathleen Hanna, collector Forrest L. Merrill, and Jade Snow Wong herself. Replete with full-color images of the fine ceramic work of Jade Snow Wong as well as images of the artist at work in her studio. This catalog was published in conjunction with an exhibition of the artist's work held July 23 to December 22, 2002 at the Chinese Historical Society of America. Acquired from the private library of photorealist, Robert Bechtle and art historian, Whitney Chadwick. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.