Norma Bessouet: The Journey, Arden Gallery, 2004, Near Fine Catalogue

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Norma Bessouet: The Journey
Raul Zamudio Taylor, Donald Kuspit, et al.
Arden Gallery
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Notes: Near Fine, 4to, 11" x 9." Bilingual text in English and Spanish. Red and black pictorial paper wrappers. White lettering on front. No lettering to black spine. Covers have slight bumping to edges and tips and light rubbing, else pristine and intact. Pages pristine and intact. Replete with color illustrations. 48 pp., including illustrations. Published on the occasion of an exhibition that was held from February 2-28, 2004 at the Arden Gallery in Boston. The show featured the work of Norma Bessouet (1940-2018), an Argentine-American artist. Bessouet worked with painting, sculpture, and woodworking. She is perhaps best-known for her portrait paintings, depictions of domestic life and the female nude, and wooden dolls. Aida Caballo and the Sienese School were a central influences on her art. The exhibition showcased paintings inspired by Bessouet's travels to India. Many of the paintings depict surreal portraits of girls and women in the context of Indian culture and landscapes. Essays by Raul Zamudio Taylor and Donald Kuspit. Spanish translations of the essays in back. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.