Arturo Herrera: You Go First

By: Herrera, Arturo

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Cartoons meets Surrealism by way of Abstract Expressionism in Arturo Herrera's multi-layered body of work, an oeuvre which progresses through specific stages of abstraction. "You Go First" is devoted to the primary and most essential stage of Herrera's production: collage. In his subversive paper and gouache combinations, Herrera abstracts barely recognizable childhood imagery into sly, formal adventures in vanguard two-dimensionality. Memories of once-familiar illustrations are triggered; recalling them fills in the blanks created by Herrera's cutting and pasting. Other phases of his art-making process push further and further from the original found imagery, such as "Snow White and the Seven Dwarves," to create completely abstract-seeming wall works and MDF sculptures. "You Go First" features nearly 100 collages produced during 2002, sequenced and selected by the artist himself.

Title: Arturo Herrera: You Go First

Author Name: Herrera, Arturo

Categories: General,

Publisher: D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.:

ISBN Number: 1891024787

ISBN Number 13: 9781891024788

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: Z1891024787Z2

Description: 1891024787 Crisp, clean, unread hardcover with light shelfwear to the boards, no dust jacket as issued with a publisher's mark to one edge - Nice!