Suburban Escape: The Art of California Sprawl. 2006 VG HC Californiana Art Mon..

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Suburban Escape: The Art of California Sprawl
Wolfe, Ann M.; Daniel T. Keegan; Lucy R. Lippard
Center for American Places
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Notes: Very Good 4to 9 1/4" x 10 1/4" bright yellow cloth over board with stamped gilt lettering to front and spine, slight cocking to spine, some wear to tips and edges, faint soiling along edges, front and back, otherwise clean, tightly bound, and unmarked throughout. Very Good beige pictorial matte paper dustjacket featuring wraparound artwork "End of Horizons" from Eyewire Images: Main Street America, orange and black lettering to front, back, spine, and interior flaps, minor wear to tips, head, top edge, some sunning to spine and edges, light shelfwear to back, 1" pen mark to back, otherwise intact. [vi] xv, [2] 119 + 1 pp., Dedication and essay by Ann M. Wolfe, Preface and Acknowledgements by Daniel T. Keegan, Introduction by Lucy R. Lippard, Notes, Artists' Biographies, and About the Author, Essayist, and Biographer. Includes 2 pieces of laid-in ephemera: signed letter from Ann M. Wolfe to Robert Bechtle, sent with the book stating it is a complementary copy; free handout of the transcription of the main exhibition label for "Suburban Escape: The Art of California Sprawl" at the San Jose Museum of Art. Published in conjunction with the exhibition "Suburban Escape: The Art of California Sprawl" at the San Jose Museum of Art from September 23, 2006 to March 4, 2007. From the inside of the dustjacket: "'Suburban Escape' presents the work of more than fifty renowned artists who use painting, photography, sculpture, and other media to examine the changes that suburbia has wrought on the physical, political, and social environments of California." Acquired from the private library of photorealist, Robert Bechtle and art historian, Whitney Chadwick. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.