QUIMBY, IMG: Perspectives on American Folk Art (A Winterthur book)

Perspectives on American Folk Art (A Winterthur book), book coverQuimby, Ian M. G.; Swank, Scott T. (editors). Perspectives on American Folk Art (A Winterthur book). Norton, 1980. ISBN: 0393012735. Unmarked. Dust jacket has rips and tears. Good in fair dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26043) $12.00

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B/W illustrations. Index. 375p. Outgrowth of a conference at the Winterhur Museum in 1977. Topics include trends in collecting, the Michigan Folk Art project, an anthropological perspective, and more. Contributors include Scott T. Swank, Beatrix T. Rumford, Marsha MacDowell and C. Kurt Dewhurst, Marion J. Nelson, George A. Kobler, Michael Owen Jones, and others.

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DEWHURST, CK: Artists in Aprons: Folk Art by American Women

Dewhurst, C. Kurt; MacDowell, Betty; MacDowell, Marsha. Artists in Aprons: Folk Art by American Women. Dutton, Museum of American Folk Art, 1979. ISBN: 0525475036. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26031) $12.00

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Introduction by Joan Mondale. Illustrated in Black and White with a section of color plates. Biographies. Bibliography. Subject and artist indexes. 202p. Measures 6.25×9 inches.

NISTOROAIA, G: Romanian Folk Rugs

Nistoroaia, Gheorghe. Romanian Folk Rugs. Council of Culture and Socialist Education, the Museum of Folk Art of the Socialist Republic of Romania, 1975. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#25981) $16.00

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Catalog for exhibition organized by the Council of Culture and Socialist Education and the Museum of Folk Art of the Socialist Republic of Romania.

Text in English. Illustrated in color and B/W. 24p. Small French flaps.

HICKS, E: Edward Hicks: A Gentle Spirit, Andrew Crispo Gallery, 1975

Edward Hicks: A Gentle Spirit, book cover Edward Hicks: A Gentle Spirit. Andrew Crispo Gallery, 1975. Unmarked text. Some nicks and edge wear. Good. Paperback. (#25943) $12.00

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Exhibition catalog (May 16-June 28, 1975). Includes a portrait of Edward Hicks by Thomas Hicks, his first cousin from the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Collection (Williamsburg, VA).

Curator: Patricia Hamilton. Color reproductions. Exhibition checklist.

Edward Hicks (1780-1849) was an American Folk painter, a distinguished minister of the Society of Friends, and he also became a Quaker icon because of his paintings.

ROBINSON, JH: Wos up man? Selections from the Joseph D. and Janet M. Shein Collection of Self-Taught Art

Wos up man? Selections from the Joseph D. and Janet M. Shein Collection of Self-Taught Art, Book coverRobinson, Joyce Henri. Wos up man? Selections from the Joseph D. and Janet M. Shein Collection of Self-Taught Art. Penn State University Press, 2005. ISBN: 9780911209624. Factory sealed. 100p. Measures 10×10 inches. Like New. Paperback. (#25882) $32.00

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85 color illustrations. Exhibition catalog featuring numerous works from Joseph and Janet Shein’s important collection of self-taught (or “outsider”) art. Artists include William Hawkins, Thornton Dial Sr., Clementine Hunter, Howard Finster, Sam Doyle, George C. Briscoe, Chris Clark, C. W. Conner, and Chris Donnelly.

JENNY, N: Neil Jenney: Paintings and Sculpture 1967–1980

Rosenthal, Mark. Neil Jenney: Paintings and Sculpture 1967–1980. University Art Museum, 1980. Unmarked text.Very Good. Paperback. (#25779) $20.00

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Foreword by James Elliott and Jean-Christophe Ammann. Color Plates. Artists statement. Exhibition catalog. Bibliography and exhibition record by Elise Goldstein. 58pp. Measures 5.75 x 10 inches. Neil Jenney is a living self taught artist born in 1945.

GROCHOWIAK, T: Naive Painting: 89 pictures by 32 artists from the Federal Republic of Germany

Grochowiak, Thomas; Feldhauss, Irmgard; Pretzell, Lothar. Naive Painting: 89 pictures by 32 artists from the Federal Republic of Germany 1982 An Exhibition Organized by the Institut fur Auslandsbeziehungen Stuttgart. Stuttgart: Institut fur Auslandsbeziehungen , 1984. Unmarked text. Very Good. Hardcover. (#25638) $15.00

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Catalog for Feb 4–Mar 4, 1984 exhibition at the Mandevill Art Gallery, University of California, San Diego. This copy has a label inside that says it was donated to the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles.

Text is in English. Photographs of the artists and color plates. Artists include Manfred Sohl, Marl Maeder, Eduard Odenthal, Emma Stern, Friedrich Gerlach and others. 79p. White cloth spine with blue hardback boards.