The Legend of Ara, Sunara Begum, Chand Aftara, c. 2010, RARE, Very Good

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The Legend of Ara
ISBN:
0956694608
Author:
Sunara Gegum et al.
Publisher:
Chand Aftara
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MONOGRAPHS
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Condition:
Used: Very Good
Sku: 00550
Notes: Very Good, RARE, 4to, 8 1/2" x 8 1/2." No date, circa 2010. White paper-covered boards with black lettering to spine. Color illustration within the lettering on front and back. Covers have some rubbing, a vertical crease on inside of back cover (boards are bowed as if pressure were applied from the back), and a few bumps at the edges and tips, else clean and intact, binding tight. Pages pristine and intact. Replete with color illustrations. Rare in the trade (out of print). Unpaginated, c. 50 pp. Sunara Begum (b. 1984) is an English artist of Bangladeshi descent who has worked in a variety of disciplines including the visual arts, performance art, photography, and film. _The Legend of Ara_ (or, _World of Ara_) is an interdisciplinary artwork that used performance art, photography, and film. The artwork centers upon the titular Ara, a fictional character of Begum's creation who she describes as "a composite of innocence, rebellion and trauma." Beautifully composed photos constitute most of this catalog while accompanying text tells Ara's story.