signedfirst editionoriginal red cloth lettered in gilt, red endpapers
1992·Albuquerque, N. M.
by GORMAN R. C
Albuquerque, N. M.: Santa Fe Fine Arts, 1992. First edition. original red cloth lettered in gilt, red endpapers. Fine/pictorial dust jacket (fine). Oblong folio. Profusely illustrated with full page colour plates Signed by Gorman on half title. Multi page poster brochure from Navajo Gallery laid in "In an elegaic text inflected with wit and gentleness Gorman tells of his childhood in Chinle, Arizona, near the mouth of Canyon de Chelly, the ancestral Navajo homeland. He acknowledges the women who raised him and recalls memories and impression that informed his art from a very early age and continue to have profound meaning for him. He recounts his years in boarding schools and his early career in Mexico City and San Francisco. He describes his artistic themes, his daily life and travels, his extended family, and his reflections on being a Navajo. ..." -from the dust jacket. (Inventory #: 33428)
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