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Marx Graciela Gutierrez .
Family Group - Assembling a Myth.
8 photocopy leaves paged 15 to 22 bound with string and candle wax through 3 punch holes to folding board illustrated and stamped on all sides with extended string and more candle wax junctures. Inside a six panel fold-out in a collage of illustrations text photographs hand stamps with some sections pasted down. With Mamblanca mailing envelope one side covered in postal stamps ticket etc. Addressee on label is Tourism Show on Travel HELLER ART GALLERY 304 Eshleman Hall U. C. Berkeley etc.The Argentine Graciela Gutirrez Marx is one of the foremost Latin American exponents of mail art a practice that involved sending small-scale art using the postal service. Born in La Plata in 1945 she graduated in 1967 with a degree in education and sculpture from the Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes Universidad Nacional de La Plata. In the late 1960s Gutirrez Marx exhibited her work at the Galera Lirolay in Buenos Aires and won several prizes for her rusted-metal sculptures. Through her friendship with Edgardo Antonio Vigo 19281997 with whom she would later work she became interested in mail art. This piece doesnt seem to compare at least in terms of leaves cited 56 with the closest item I can find on WorldCat Los codices marginales de MaMaBLAnCa 1 the marginal codices of MaMaBLAnCa 1 grupo familia reconstruccion del mito family group assembling a myth. The citation only described 34in portfolio.34
Bookseller: G. F. Wilkinson Books [GRASS VALLEY, California, US]

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