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Sister Corita
Pilgrim Press, Philadelhia 1968 - A Sister of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, she ran the Art Department at Immaculate Heart College until 1968 when she left the Order and moved to Boston. Designed posters and billboards for Share, the International Walk for Hunger, Physicians for Social Responsibility and Amnesty International. The Boston Gas tank on the Southeast Expressway still bears her famous 150-foot rainbow swash, which is a similar to her design for the 1985 Love Stamp. Corita’s art reflects her spirituality, her commitment to social justice, her hope for peace, and her delight in the world that takes place all around us. This is a very rare catalog book, box set by Sister Corita filled with 32 art prints by the Sister as well as the catalog book. Has the hologram eye on the edge of the box as called for. It is the first edition that was published in 1968 by Pilgrim Press. There are 32 of the 10" by 14" art prints and one 7" by 56". All are in pristine condition with no damage. Included in the boxed set is the 1st edition book filled with information about Sister Corita and how she silk screened her original art. Book is in fine to very fine condition.first printing. The clam shell box with some soiling and tearing on the edges. Inside the clam shell cover is a great portrait of the artist. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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Last Found On: 2016-11-26           Check availability:      AbeBooks    


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