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Peggy Preheim

Publisher: New York: Gregory Miller & Co. and The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut, 2008
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780980024210
Condition: Fine / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 109208



First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Taupe cloth-covered boards with title stamped in white on cover and spine, with tipped-in black-and-white plate on spine; no dust jacket as issued. Works in various media by Peggy Preheim. Essays by Gregory Volk, Carter Foster and Harry Philbrick. Includes an object map, chronology, bibliography and a list of plates. 144 pp., with 89 four-color plates. 12-1/4 x 9-3/4 inches.

Published on the occasion of an exhibition at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art.




From the publisher: "New York-based artist Peggy Preheim is known for her minutely detailed, miniscule graphite drawings on otherwise blank sheets of paper, creating a mood and atmosphere specific to her work. Her drawings are influenced by the small sixteenth century panel paintings of the Low Countries, while their lush black-and-white tonalities evoke early found photographs on which they are often based.

Published on the occasion of Preheim's first retrospective, which originates at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Connecticut, this monograph is the artist's first and features rich reproductions of works from throughout her 20-year career, including sculpture and photography. Noted designer Daphne Geismar's elegant design perfectly captures the uncanny qualities of Preheim's style. The volume includes essays by curator Carter Foster and critic Gregory Volk, as well as a collection of poems and imaginary letters written in response to selected works by Aldrich Director Harry Philbrick. Published in collaboration with The Aldrich."