Universal Limited Art Editions - A History and Catalogue: The First Twenty-Five Years

Sparks, Esther

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Book is a thorough study of the activities of ULAE up to the time of Tatyana Grosman's death. White cloth with black titling on spine, colour frontispiece, illustrated throughout with colour and black and white plates, 552 pages. Book is from the collection of author and artist Nick Bantock; his name is signed on the title page. Front cover has a very small, thin mark, star-shaped ink stamp and small smudge on bottom text block edge. Dust jacket has light shelf wear. This is a very handsome book in great shape. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Size: 4to - over 9.75"-12" Tall. Bookseller Inventory #

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From Publishers Weekly: Tatyana Grosman (1904-1982) did more than perhaps any other single individual to establish printmaking as a major American art. In her West Islip, N.Y., workshop/publishing outfit, Universal Limited Art Editions (ULAE), she gave creative latitude to many artists before their rise to fame. A treasure trove of images, the album features Helen Frankenthaler's simple, sensuous forms, Grace Hartigan's lyrical abstracts inspired by poems, Cy Twombly's calligraphic swirls, a puckish Saul Steinberg print, and works by Larry Rivers, Jasper Johns, Robert Motherwell, Marisol, James Rosenquist, Jim Dine, others. Sparks, a curator at the Art Institute of Chicago, preeminent repository of ULAE prints, explores the collaborations among painters, printers, poets and writers which made ULAE a fertile laboratory. Art critic Wallach offers an affectionate memoir of chameleonlike Grosman driven by a sense of mission.
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Title: Universal Limited Art Editions - A History ...
Publisher: Art Institute of Chicago & Harry N. Abrams, Inc.,
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