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2018. New and sealed. New Sealed Numbered Limited FRANCOISE GILOT THREE TRAVEL SKETCHBOOKS VENICE, INDIA, SENEGAL Fold Out Box Set in the Carton Germany. Taschen. 2018. First edition. Hardcover. Limited Numbered edition of 5000 copies. New and sealed and in the carton. Three facsimile editions of Francoise Gilot's travel sketchbooks, made between 1974 and 1981, combine the distinct atmospheres of Venice, India, and Senegal with Gilot's abstract figuration. Packaged in a fold-out box set, the sketchbooks are accompanied by an illustrated booklet which gathers an insightful introduction, a conversation with the artist on her work and travels, and translations of the handwritten text within the drawings. Limited and numbered edition of 5,000 copies. French artist Francoise Gilot, born in 1921, can look back on a long history. As a painter of the Nouvelle Ecole de Paris after the war, her work hovers between abstraction and figuration, drawing as much on nature and everyday life as on moods and imagination. She has published a number of books, not just her famous Life with Picasso, in which she recounts her experiences of 10 years at the side of the most famous artist of the 20th century, but also poetry and stories with her own illustrations. This fold-out box set presents a hardback facsimile edition of three sketchbooks made on Gilot's travels between 1974 and 1981. Collecting direct impressions and abstract reflections, they are suffused with the distinct atmosphere of these places: Venice, India, and Senegal. Gilot travels to Venice in the summer of 1974. Her regular visit … [Click Below for Full Description]
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