Josely Carvalho; It's Still Time to Mourn, Art in General, 1993, Very Good

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Josely Carvalho; It's Still Time to Mourn: Dia Mater I, Art in General, New York City, January 16-March 3, 1993; Tempos de Luto: Dia Mater II, Museu de Art de Sao Paulo (MASP), Sao Paulo, Brasil, Febuary 19-March 21, 1993
Author:
Fabio Magalhaes (Chief Curator) et al.
Publisher:
Art in General
Release Date:
1993
Seller Category:
ART MONOGRAPHS
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1
Condition:
Used: Very Good
Sku: 01222
Notes: Very Good, 8vo, 10" x 7 1/2." Bilingual text in English and Portuguese. Black paper wrapeprs with white lettering to front and spine. Black-and-white illustration of one of the artist's works on front. Covers have slightly bumped tips, slight chipping at tail of spine, and rubbing to front and back outer joints, else clean and intact, binding tight. Pages have slight bumping to tips of fore-edge, else pristine and intact. Replete with illustrations, most in black-and-white, a few in color. 48 pp., including illustrations. Published on the occasion of two exhibitions in New York City and Sao Paulo. The one in New York was called _It's Still Time to Mourn: Dia Mater I_. The show in Sao Paulo was called _Tempos de Luto: Dia Mater II_. Both shows featured their titular artworks but this catalog also discusses the artist's work as a whole. The featured artist was Josely Carvalho (b. 1942), a Brazilian mixed-media artist. Among the disciplines she has worked in are painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, and book, video, and installation art. She has addressed a number of themes in her artworks including women's rights, societal issues, memory, and identity. One of her newest projects, _Diary of Smells_, has incorporated the sense of smell to evoke memories and emotions. Her artworks in the _It's Still Time to Mourn_ series ruminate upon the tragedy of war and conflicts in the Middle East. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.