Easthampton, MA, New York: Hudson Hills Press, 2012. First edition. Hardcover. Inscribed "To Scott Enjoy Boaz Vaadia 6/26/2013" with original sketch on verso of front free endpaper. Laid in original typed letter to gallerist, dated June 26, 2013 and signed Boaz Vaadia. Oblong Quarto. Original dark green cloth with bronze lettering on cover and spine, in original photo-illustrated dustjacket, brown lettering on spine. Photo-illustrated endpapers in color. Three color photographs of Vaadia's work preceding b/w frontispiece portrait.
Beautifully illustrated monograph on the work of Israeli-American sculpture Boaz Vaadia. Vaadia draws inspiration from "the primal connection to nature" and incorporates his love of found, natural objects, African fetishes, religious carvings and ancient tools. His work is part of many private and public collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, and the Tel-Aviv Museum of Modern Art, among others. Contains chronology, list of selected exhibitions, outdoor installations and public art, selected group exhibitions, collections, awards and media coverage, bibliography and index at rear. Fine condition with minor wear long top of dustjacket. Item #48275