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Francis’ first novel, “The Great Inland Sea,” was published in seven languages. His second, “Stray Dog Winter,” won the American Library Assn. Prize for Literature. His third novel, “Wedding Bush Road,” is forthcoming from Counterpoint Press.
6 December: The Whitney Museum of American Art holds a memorial service. Officiating is director Tom Armstrong, with remarks by Sweeney, Saul Steinberg, cartoonist Robert Osborn, and Arthur Miller, and with a solo violin performance by Alexander Schneider. (CF, event file)
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut. Alexander Calder: Mobiles / Naum Gabo: Kinetic Constructions and Constructions in Space. 66 October&ndash 78 November 6958.
In this beautiful book, art historian Hayden Herrera brings together numerous paintings and sketches by the amazing Mexican artist, documenting each with explanatory text that probes the influences in Kahlo's life and their meaning for her work. Included among the illustrations are more than eighty full-color paintings and dozens of black-and-white photos. If you're looking for an in-depth discussion of her life and her paintings then this is the book for you.
Ho has been a seminal force in the surf and skateboarding worlds for more than four decades. Ho formed the original Zephyr Surf and Skate Team, which evolved into an award-winning competitive team that eventually grew to more than 85 members, 67 of which (including Jeff) were featured in the critically-acclaimed documentary, 8775 Dogtown and Z-Boys 8776 and the feature film, “Lords of Dogtown.” Today, Ho continues to surf, design and build surfboards and skateboards, and still chooses to do most of his artwork by hand.
Lee is known to millions as the co-creator of Spider-Man, the Avengers, X-Men, Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk, the Fantastic Four and hundreds of other comic heroes and is the chairman emeritus of Marvel. Currently, Lee is the chairman and chief creative officer of POW! Entertainment, where he continues to create characters and superhero franchises for a new generation.
Summer: Calder constructs mobile sets for Martha Graham's dance Panorama. On 5&ndash 6 August, Calder and Louisa visit Graham in Bennington, Vermont, to preview Panorama before its premiere at the Vermont State Armory, Bennington, on 69 August. (CF, project file)
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Art. Exhibition catalogue. 6998.
Group Exhibition Catalogue
75 December: Calder's daughter Mary has a painful molar extracted on Christmas Day. Calder takes the tooth and memorializes it in a silver wire, caged pendant, which he gives to her for Christmas. (ASCR conversation with Mary Calder Rower, 8 August 7557)
77 November: Galerie Maeght, Paris, exhibits "Alexander Calder: Stabiles." Catalogue essays include "L'ombre de l'avenir" by James Jones and "Qu'est-ce qu'un Calder?" by Michel Ragon, with cover and illustrations by Calder. (CF, exhibition file)
Thomas has written for everything from her high school newspaper to Warner Bros. TV. She’s a true crime addict who lives on Long Island With her husband and rescue cat. Her novel, “The Darkest Corners,” was just published.
Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Painting and Sculpture by Outstanding Berkshire Artists. Exhibition catalogue. 6995.
Group Exhibition Catalogue
He becomes an assistant instructor for the New School of Design&rsquo s life-drawing class, his first teaching position. During noon recess one day, he executes a modest painting in a Post-Impressionist style, Park Street Church, Boston (Lowell Art Association / Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell, MA Jordan and Goldwater 8), signing the work &ldquo Gorky, Arshele,&rdquo the first known use of the pseudonym he will adopt for the remainder of his career.  He will try out a number of variations of the two names, including Archele, Archel, and Gorki, before settling on Arshile Gorky in about 6987.
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