H.C. WESTERMANN WEST
An in-depth catalogue
Published on the occasion of the exhibition H.C.
Westermann West at the Richmond Art Center, September
through November, 1997.
This exceptionally well received catalog shines
new light on Westermann's influences on the California Art scene
and documents many of his unique artistic contributions.
- 96 pages (8.25" x 10.25")
- Perfect bound
- 100+ black and white reproductions
- 8 full-color plates
- Color plates on front and back covers
- Essays by Allan Frumkin, Peter Selz, David McCarthy, John
Fitz Gibbon, David King and others
- Reflections by artists and friends including William T.
Wiley, Tony Berlant, Billy Al Bengston, Richard Shaw, Terry
Allen and many others
- ISBN 1-881572-85-4
- LOC 97-68987
- Limited edition laser-cut maple box. These elegant boxes,
designed and hand assembled by David King, are numbered, signed
and house a smythe sewn hard bound edition of the catalog.
This edition is limited to 200.
- A very limited number of smythe sewn hard bound catalogs
without the box may also be purchased.
"To see Westermann's work in this kind of depth is a rare
opportunity. The documentation of its links with California art
makes the catalog an indispensible addition to every contemporary
San Francisco Chronicle
"This catalogue contains material simply not available anywhere
else and shows sides of H.C. Westermann not previously documented.
A valuable source book, bound to be a collector's item."
Westermann's longtime dealer
Mary Hull Webster