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

Also available:

  • 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 art library."

Kenneth Baker
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."

Allan Frumkin
Westermann's longtime dealer

"...a superb catalog..."

Mary Hull Webster