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New Catalogue: Original Works of Art
For your browsing convenience, we have created a separate catalogue listing a selection of individual prints, paintings, sculpture, drawing and photographs from our current holdings. American art by Romare Bearden, John Biggers, Betty Blayton, Beverly Buchanan, Margaret Burroughs, Elizabeth Catlett, Carmen Cicero, Miguel Covarrubias, Mabel Hall, Berry Horton, Richard Hunt, Percy Martin, Dean Mitchell, Martin Puryear, Betye Saar, John Wilson and Carl Van Vechten; an important Pop Art print portfolio with work by Claes Oldenburg, Larry Rivers, Sam Francis, Lee Bontecou, Chryssa, and Alan D'Arcangelo; a portofolio of 70s feminist photographs by Bobbi Carrey. European art includes expressionist prints by European artists Gunter Grass, Erich Heckel, Hannah Hoch, Marcel Jean, Roger Loewig, and Wols. Many other fine works, particularly by African American artists (Emma Amos, Bob Blackburn, Ed Clark, Herbert Gentry, Robert M. Jackson, Lois Mailou Jones, Sam Middleton, Faith Ringgold, Raymond Saunders, Andrew Turner, Walter Williams, Cheryl Warrick, Masood Ali Warren, Ellis Wilson, James Vanderzee) are also available and will be listed in the next few months.
ARTEXT is the international distributor of the outstanding collection of videos on contemporary avant-garde art directed over the past 12 years by Branka Bogdanov for The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. For a full list of available videos with information on each work, please see our ICA Video Catalogue.
ANGELOU, MAYA, DEAN MITCHELL (color etchings), WYNTON MARSALIS (recording). Deep Rivers in my Soul [Signed]. Limited ed. of 400. Numbered and signed in the colophon by Angelou, Mitchell and Marsalis. First publication of this book-length original poem about jazz by Maya Angelou, illustrated with 6 full-page etchings richly colored in aquatint by Dean Mitchell (b.1957), printed with the assistance of master printer Peter Pettengill at his Wingate Studio, in Hinsdale, New Hampshire. With an afterword by Mitchell describing the relationship of his images to Angelou's poem. The publication is further enhanced by a CD containing a new original recording by renowned composer and performer Wynton Marsalis created in response to Angelou's poem as well as a reading of the poem by Angelou. A complex multi-arts publication. Folio (16 x 20 inches), bound in tan linen, in matching linen-covered clamshell box, with lettered leather labels inset on both, cd in pocket on inside of box. LEC brochure. Limited edition of 400. New York, The Limited Editions Club, 2003. Mint, in mint box.
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ARTEXT is acting on
behalf of Hawkeye Productions as the exclusive international distributor of Laura Cottingham's
90-minute video essay: Not For Sale: Feminism and Art in the
USA during the 1970s.