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Daiter, Stephen (Publisher) & Palma, Luis Gonzalez (Artist/Photographer)
LUIS GONZALEZ PALMA: "LA LUNA, 1989" DEBUT ONE-MAN SHOW SOUVENIR POSTER - Rare Pristine Copy of The Limited-Edition Poster: Signed by Luis Gonzalez Palma - ONLY SIGNED COPY ONLINE
Chicago, IL: Stephen Daiter Gallery, 1989. First Edition. First Printing.. Softcover. Fine/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. Chicago, IL: Stephen Daiter Gallery, 1989. Softcover. Fine/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 1 pages. Rare Luis Gonzalez Palma collectible item. A pristine copy of the Souvenir Poster of the photographer's very first one-man show in the United States, signed by Luis Gonzalez Palma. Published in a small and limited print run of 500 copies only. Poster size is 18 X 24 inches. It is eminently suitable for framing. Printed on thick coated stock paper in Chicago, Illinois to the highest standards. Published on the occasion of the artist/photographer's inaugural exhibition in the United States held at The Stephen Daiter Gallery Chicago in 1989. Presents Luis Gonzalez Palma's "La Luna, 1989". One of his most iconic images and earliest masterpieces. Shows a woman with a carved crescent-moon tied around her neck virtually covering her face. The poetic and erotic associations of the Moon with Woman are universal. As beautiful as the image is, Gonzalez Palma is also alluding to its more oppressive side in the larger context of Latin-American post-colonial, "macho" culture and society, where women, while outnumbering men, continue to be treated as though they were a minority, and remain subject to the obsolete standards of morality that a male-dominated, colonialist society seeks to perpetuate. The Guatemalan artist/photographer is now regarded as one of the most brilliant Latin-American artist/photographers of our time, whose work is widely represented … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Modern Rare [CHICAGO, IL, U.S.A.]

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