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Palma, Luis Gonzalez
LUIS GONZALEZ PALMA: "LA ROSA" RETROSPECTIVE SOUVENIR POSTER - Rare Pristine Copy of The Limited-Edition Poster: Signed by Luis Gonzalez Palma - ONLY COPY ONLINE
Chicago, IL: Art Institute Of Chicago/Schneider Gallery, 1994. 1st Printing. Signed. 1 pages. Published in 1994. Rare Luis Gonzalez Palma collectible item. A fine copy of "La Rosa" Souvenir Poster of the artist/photographer's very first museum retrospective in the United States, signed by Luis Gonzalez Palma. Limited Edition of 2 signed copies, one for the Permanent Collection of the Art Institute of Chicago, the other for his Chicago Gallery. Both were made by Luis Gonzalez Palma himself to commemorate the show. The Poster is now rare. Poster size is 20 X 24 inches. Professionally and archivally framed on Plexiglas and solid black wood. Full frame size is 24 X 30 inches. Weighs 10 pounds. Printed on thick coated stock paper in Chicago, Illinois to the highest standards. Published on the occasion of the artist/photographer's inaugural retrospective exhibition in the United States, "The Persistence of Beauty, The Persistence of Pain", held at The Art Institute of Chicago in 1994. Presents, in its Limited-Edition Poster format, Luis Gonzalez Palma's "La Rosa". Woman as "The Rose", his most iconic image and masterpiece. Other than the original print itself (which now commands tens of thousands of dollars, if you can find one), this is surely it. Shows a woman whose serenely beautiful face is brilliantly "framed": Garlanded with white and toned roses and crowned with a human skull. It sums up in one image Luis Gonzalez Palma's post-Romantic aesthetic and artistic concerns at the same time: Eternal beauty, historical pain; the essence of Latin America, the pain of her colonial h … [Click Below for Full Description]
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