Salvatore Scarpitta Exhibit Catalog Contemporary Arts Museum Houston 1977 Avant Garde,Neo Futurist Painter Sculptor Racing

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Title: Salvatore Scarpitta

Author: B. H. Friedman (essay); James Harithas (intro.); Howard Pearlstein (ed.); Salvatore Scarpitta

Description: Illustrated wraps. Light scuffs and minor edge wear to covers. Interior clean. Color and b/w illustrations. 56 unnumbered pages. 8 x 8.25 inches.

Catalog for the 1977 exhibit by the Italian artist Sal Scarpitta at Houston's Contemporary Arts Museum. Includes the essay "Salvatore Scarpitta: An Aesthetic History" by the art critic B. H. Friedman and an introduction by James Harithas (Houston CAM director), as well as some commentary by Scarpitta himself. Also includes a list of Scarpitta's one-man shows, selected group shows, public collections, and a selected bibliography (periodical appearances, catalogues, books).

Salvatore Scarpitta (1919-2007) was an American artist. Born in New York City and raised in Los Angeles, he studied at the Academia di Belle Arti in Rome. During the 1950's he exhibited at the leading avant-garde gallery Galleria La Tartaruga and then in New York at Leo Castelli's gallery.

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good

Publisher: [Contemporary Arts Museum]
Place: [Houston, Texas]
Year: 1977

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: art, artists, catalog, catalogue, avant-garde, painting, sculpture, neo-Futurism, motor racing,

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