Russell T. Gordon; Selected Works: 1978-1982, LA Municipal Art Gallery,Very Good

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Russell T. Gordon; Selected Works: 1978-1982; March 30-April 25, 1982
Sylvia Brown et al.
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery
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Sku: 01929
Notes: Very Good, 4to, 8" x 10 1/2." Light gray paper wrappers with staple binding. Yellow lettering and color illustration on front. No lettering on spine. Covers have light age toning, a few small spots of dampstaining on front, and slight wear to extremities, else clean and intact, binding tight. Pages have light age toning and a small spots of foxing or dampstaining on edges of text block, else clean and intact. Illustrations in black-and-white and color included. Gallery ephemera, a paper announcement for another show featuring the same artist, laid in with the following inscription in black ink: "Compliments of the Braunstein Gallery. Hope you get a chance to see the show. [signed] Ruth." 16 pp., including illustrations. Published on the occasion of an exhibition that was held from March 30-April 25, 1982 at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery. The show featured the work of Russell T. Gordon (1936-2013), an African-American artist born in Philadelphia who later moved to Montreal in 1973 after becoming a visiting professor at Concordia University. Gordon is perhaps best-known for his abstract paintings and prints with a narrative that explores social politics. Essay by Sylvia Brown. Acquired from the private library of photorealist, Robert Bechtle and art historian, Whitney Chadwick. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.

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