Long Beach: California State University, 1980. First edition. Softcover. Quarto. 71 (1)pp. Original silver stiff wraps with gray lettering on cover and spine. Frontispiece. Signed Frederick Sommer on title page.
Catalog for a traveling exhibition from April 1980, Modern Art Pavilion, Seattle, to J51222
uly 1981, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. With shows in Tucson, Albuquerque, Ithaca, New York, and Houston Texas. "Frederick Sommer at Seventy-Five brings together a collection of images from the past forty years which reveals the artist's private sources of inspiration as "linkages" to the universe we all share. Through his vision and perception, a hidden world is made visible." (Leland Rice).
Illustrated with striking full page b/w photographs throughout and selections of poetic renderings by Sommer in collaboration with Stephen Aldrich: The Poetic Logic of Art and Aesthetics. Introduction by guest curator Leland Rice. Contains a chronology, exhibition history, selected bibliography and a list of works exhibited at rear. Minor wear along edges of wraps. Near fine condition. Item #51401