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Forrest Bess: Key to the Riddle - Smith, Chuck, and Thurman, Robert, Professor, PhD (Foreword by)
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Painter, fisherman, pseudo-hermaphrodite-Forrest Bess lived his life in obscurity at an isolated bait camp off the east coast of Texas. From 1949 through 1967, Bess showed at the Betty Parsons Gallery in New York City, alongside superstar artists such as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko. Rediscovered after his death in 1977, Bess's small visionary paintings are now prized by museums and collectors for their primal beauty, and can fetch over $200,000 apiece. Bess's treasured canvases were only part of a grander theory-based ...

Forrest Bess: Key to the Riddle 2013, powerHouse Books

ISBN-13: 9781576876220