(WALKER, KARA). Walker, Kara, Stephan Berg, Silke Boerma, Eungie Joo & Robert Hobbs. / KARA WALKER /. Hannover, GERMANY: Kunstverein Hannover, 2002. First Edition. 4to. Embossed Leatherette Boards. Artist Monograph. Fine/No Jacket-As Issued. 197pp, profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Text in English and German. This is the elegant catalogue issued in conjunction with the 2002 German museum exhibition "For the Benefit of All the Races of Mankind An Exhibition of Artifacts, Remnants, and Effluvia EXCAVATED from the Black Heart of a Negress" by noted African-American artist Kara Walker. Beautifully designed and printed, it has very much of the feel of an artist designed book. A pristine copy still in the publisher's shrinkwrap. 3-922675-84-0 Inventory Number: 023682.
VG (Bottom right corners bumped; Ink markings to first page; Otherwise as new) Brown cloth over boards; 197 pp.; 1 gatefold; Profusely illustrated in color and bw. Accompanied the 2002 exhibition "Kara Walker: For the Benefit of All the Races of Mankind An Exhibition of Artifacts, Remnants, and Effluvia EXCAVATED from the Black Heart"; Texts provided in English and German; Includes an interview with the artist.
Near Fine. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Oblong 4to, (52 pp), near fine in stiff pictorial wraps. Parallel text in English & Portuguese. Well illustrated in b&w and duotone, including a 4 pp folding plate. A scarce Kara Walker catalogue published to accompany her exhibition in the US exhibition for the 25th International Bienal of Sao Paulo, Brazil in 2002.
Very Good+ oblong oversized paperback. Some light normal aging to exterior includes faint yellowing to page-ends. Some light wear to edges, though no chips or tears. Pages and text are clean and bright. With gatefold pages inserted that unfold to display full artwork from the 25th International Bienal of Sao Paolo, Brazil. In English and Portugese. Edited by poet Joshua Poteat. 48 pp.
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