The Palettes of Wayne Thiebaud, Elliott Fouts Gallery, Sacramento, 2020, As New

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The Palettes of Wayne Thiebaud
Author:
Matt Bult (Introduction)
Publisher:
Elliott Fouts Gallery
Release Date:
2020
Seller Category:
CALIFORNIA ART
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Used: Excellent
Sku: 00819
Notes: As New, oblong 4to, 11" x 8 1/2." Glossy white paper wrappers with black lettering and color illustration on front. No lettering to spine. Covers pristine and intact, binding tight. Pages pristine and intact. Replete with full-page color plates of the artist's painting palettes. About 64 color plates included. Unpaginated, c. 73 pp., including plates. A beautiful and unique exhibition catalog featuring the painting palettes of Wayne Thiebaud. Published on the occasion of an exhibition at the Elliott Fouts Gallery of Sacramento. Introduction by Matt Bult. Excerpt from the introduction: "For more than three decades I've been collecting the discarded palettes of Wayne Thiebaud. Some are large pieces of glass, palette paper or some are what could be referred to as 'portable palettes.' These consist of paper plates, napkins, tennis ball can lids, cottage cheese lids or small scraps of paper. ... Once framed, they become three dimensional objects putting them into a different realm--something that one can hold and exhibit." Wayne Thiebaud (1920-2021) was an American Bay Area artist who is perhaps best-known for his paintings of everyday objects, such as cakes, pies, and gumball machines. Thiebaud also painted landscapes and portraits. Whether they be still lifes, landscapes, or portraits, many of his paintings feature a light backdrop with a rainbow array of pastel colors. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.