KURTZ, KD: Sacramento’s Pioneer Patrons of Art: The Edwin Bryant Crocker Family

Sacramento's Pioneer Patrons of Art: The Edwin Bryant Crocker Family, book coverKurutz, KD. Sacramento’s Pioneer Patrons of Art: The Edwin Bryant Crocker Family. Sacramento County Historical Society, 1985. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26172) $24.00

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B/W illustrations. Edwin Bryant Crocker and Margaret Eleanor Rhodes Crocker founded the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, California, the longest continuously-operating art museum in the West. This booklet recounts the history of the museum and the family.

CIVIC ARTS GALLERY WALNUT CREEK: Touching All Things: 35 Bay Area Women Artists, Mailer and Exhibition Poster for January 7-February 20, 1977 exhibition

Touching All Things: 35 Bay Area Women Artists, Mailer and Exhibition Poster for January 7-February 20, 1977 exhibition, poster Touching All Things: 35 Bay Area Women Artists, Mailer and Exhibition Poster for January 7-February 20, 1977 exhibition. Civic Arts Gallery Walnut Creek, 1977. Unmarked. Mailing label on back. Some crinkling and two thumbtack holes at the top. Acceptable. Poster. (#25949) $25.00

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Poster artwork: Self-Portrait by Joan Moment. Guest curator Myra Sue Hocking. Other artists include Melinda Barbera, Ann Becker, Joy Broom, Timi Campbell, Diane Cobb, Lauren Davies, Elin Elifson, Sue Gwinn, Liz King, Judy Linhares, Chris Marchi, Kathryn Roghrock, Susan Whyne, Mary Warner, and others.

DIEBENKORN, R: Richard Diebenkorn Prints: Celebrating an Acquisition

Richard Diebenkorn Prints: Celebrating an Acquisition. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 2015. Unmarked.Very Good. Brochure. (#25947) $18.00

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Beautifully illustrated. Exhibition brochure (April 25-October 4, 2015). Folded, 6-sided. Each side measures 8.5×11 inches. 6 images. Exhibition checklist.

NYR: The New York Review of Books (February 6, 2014, Vol LXI, No. 2)

The New York Review of Books (February 6, 2014, Vol LXI, No. 2), coverSilvers, Robert B. (editor). The New York Review of Books (February 6, 2014, Vol LXI, No. 2). New York: The New York Review of Books , 2014. Unmarked articles. Mailing information crossed out on cover. Very Good. Tabloid. (#25669) $14.00

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Features “The Whistleblowers” by David Cole. Also Wyatt Mason on George Saunders, Mark Ford on Ben Marcus, The Most Catastrophic War by R.J.W Evans, Elaine Blair on “White Girls,” Stephen Greenblatt on Berkeley, and Mark Danner on why we live in Rumsfeld’s ruins. 48p.

Standard Tabloid fold in the middle, measures 10.75×14.75 inches.

JOHNSON, M: Mitchell Johnson: Color, Context and Perception

Mitchell Johnson: Color, Context and Perception (October 7 – November 4, 2006). Terrence Rogers Fine Art, 2006. ISBN: 0975402153. Unmarked. Color reproductions. Photo of the artist. Exhibition catalog. 22p. Mitchell Johnson is well known for his modernist landscapes of Europe and Cape Cod. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#24676) $20.00

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GEHRY, FO: Franklin D Israel: Buildings and Projects

Gehry, Frank O. Franklin D Israel: Buildings and Projects. Rizzoli, 1992. ISBN: 0847815390. Unmarked. Previous owner’s name inside back cover. Good. Paperback. (#24243) $14.00

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Beautifully illustrated. Essays by Thomas S. Hines and Franklin D. Israel. Introduction by Frank O. Gehry. 224p. Bibliography. Los Angeles-based architect Frank Israel (1967-1996) contributed substantially toward the architectural discourse of the 1980s and early 1990s, and served as a key link between the modernist generation of California architects and the work of current practitioners.

PARK, D: David Park Memorial Exhibition: The University Years, 1955–1960

Chipp, Herschel B.; Mills, Paul. David Park Memorial Exhibition: The University Years, 1955–1960. University Art Museum, 1964. Unmarked. Exhibition catalog. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#24195) $25.00

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Preface by Herschel B. Chipp, In Memoriam by Paul Mills. 6 color plates, 15 B/W plates (including from the collection of Diebenkorn, Bischoff, etc.). Chronology. Focuses on the work during the period in which Park, Bischoff and Diebenkorn developed the internationally recognized “California School” or Bay Area Figurative Painting. Exhibition checklist. Unpaginated.