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Corita KENT & Gerald HUCKABY: City, Uncity SIGNED TO MR. + MRS. SARGENT SHRIVER
Used; Like New (). Kent, Corita. (1918-1986) & Huckaby, Gerald. (1933 - 2017) [Shriver, Sargent. (1915 - 2011)] City, Uncity - SIGNED TO MR. + MRS. SARGENT SHRIVER New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc.. 1969. 8vo (7 1/2" x 10 1/4"). Hardcover. Red, yellow and white boards, pictorial dj. Unpaginated. Illustrated endpapers. 35 poems by Gerald Huckaby with page design and lettering by Corita Kent. Signed and inscribed opposite copyright page in red ink "to Mr. + Mrs. Sargent Shriver with Love - Corita," and in blue ink "+God merry you - Ger. Huckaby." Pictorial jacket with chipped edges and significant skinning and loss to the lower left rear corner, otherwise in fine condition. A remarkable association copy. Robert Sargent Shriver Jr. was an American diplomat, politician and activist. As the husband of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, he was part of the Kennedy family. Shriver was the driving force behind the creation of the Peace Corps, and founded the Job Corps, Head Start, and other programs as the "architect" of the 1960s "War on Poverty." He was the Democratic Party's nominee for vice president in the 1972 presidential election. An uncommon signed volume from the the American artist and activist whose extraordinary oeuvre has been receiving new and much deserved attention. A contemporary of Andy Warhol and Ed Ruscha, Corita Kent (aka Sister Mary Corita) created eye-popping screenprints and drawings that combined corporate logos with excerpts from some of the artist's favorite writers, creating an intersection between religious euphoria and advertising hyperbole. A sister of the Imm … [Click Below for Full Description]
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