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Limited Editions Club Caribbean Poetry of Derek Walcott & Art of Romare Bearden

Limited Editions Club Caribbean Poetry of Derek Walcott & Art of Romare Bearden
Limited Editions Club Caribbean Poetry of Derek Walcott & Art of Romare Bearden
Limited Editions Club Caribbean Poetry of Derek Walcott & Art of Romare Bearden
Limited Editions Club Caribbean Poetry of Derek Walcott & Art of Romare Bearden
Limited Editions Club Caribbean Poetry of Derek Walcott & Art of Romare Bearden
Limited Editions Club Caribbean Poetry of Derek Walcott & Art of Romare Bearden
Limited Editions Club Caribbean Poetry of Derek Walcott & Art of Romare Bearden
Limited Editions Club Caribbean Poetry of Derek Walcott & Art of Romare Bearden
Limited Editions Club Caribbean Poetry of Derek Walcott & Art of Romare Bearden
Limited Editions Club Caribbean Poetry of Derek Walcott & Art of Romare Bearden
Limited Editions Club Caribbean Poetry of Derek Walcott & Art of Romare Bearden
Limited Editions Club Caribbean Poetry of Derek Walcott & Art of Romare Bearden

Limited Editions Club Caribbean Poetry of Derek Walcott & Art of Romare Bearden
Illustrated with Eight color illustrations by Romare Beardon of which 6 are double-page on white Mohawk eggshell paper. Lacks the original color lithograph by Bearden. Number 1217 of 2000 copies. Signed by both Walcott and Bearden on the colophon page. Slipcase has light shelf-wear present. Boards have light shelf-wear present to the extremities. Text is clean and free of marks. Sir Derek Alton Walcott, KCSL, OBE, OCC (23 January 1930 17 March 2017) was a Saint Lucian poet and playwright. He received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Romare Bearden (September 2, 1911 March 12, 1988) was an Afro-American artist. He worked with many types of media including cartoons, oils and collages. Limited Edition Club Caribbean Poetry of Derek Walcott & Art of Romare Bearden. Up For Sale Today is. The Caribbean Poetry of Derek Walcott.

The Art of Romare Bearden. Illustrated with Eight color illustrations by Romare Bearden of which 6 are double-page on white Mohawk eggshell paper. He was Professor of Poetry at the University of Essex from 2010 to 2013. His works include the Homeric epic poem Omeros (1990), which many critics view as Walcott's major achievement. " In addition to winning the Nobel Prize, Walcott received many literary awards over the course of his career, including an Obie Award in 1971 for his play Dream on Monkey Mountain, a MacArthur Foundation "genius award, a Royal Society of Literature Award, the Queen's Medal for Poetry, the inaugural OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, the 2011 T. Eliot Prize for his book of poetry White Egrets and the Griffin Trust For Excellence In Poetry Lifetime Recognition Award in 2015. Born in Charlotte, North Carolina, educated in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Bearden moved to New York City after high school and went on to graduate from NYU in 1935. He began his artistic career creating scenes of the American South. Later, he endeavored to express the humanity he felt was lacking in the world after his experience in the US Army during World War II on the European front.

Bearden's early work focused on unity and cooperation within the African-American community. After a period during the 1950s when he painted more abstractly, this theme reemerged in his collage works of the 1960s, when Bearden became a founding member of the Harlem-based art group known as The Spiral, formed to discuss the responsibility of the African-American artist in the struggle for civil rights. Bearden was the author or coauthor of several books, and was a songwriter who co-wrote the jazz classic "Sea Breeze", which was recorded by Billy Eckstine, a former high school classmate at Peabody High School, and Dizzy Gillespie. His lifelong support of young, emerging artists led him and his wife to create the Bearden Foundation to support young or emerging artists and scholars.

In 1987, Bearden was awarded the National Medal of Arts. His work in collage led the New York Times to describe Bearden as the nation's foremost collagist in his 1988 obituary. OUR MISSION STATEMENT: Our goal is to provide the best books for the lowest prices.

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  • Year Printed: 1983
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Topic: Natural Disasters
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Region: North America
  • Illustrator: Romare Bearden
  • Author: Derek Walcott
  • Subject: Illustrated
  • Original/Facsimile: Original
  • Language: English
  • Character Family: Limited Editions Club
  • Publisher: Limited Editions Club
  • Place of Publication: New York
  • Special Attributes: Illustrated


Limited Editions Club Caribbean Poetry of Derek Walcott & Art of Romare Bearden