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"Fabric of the American Dream" art book - special edition hardcover

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Chatwin Books publishes literary fiction, contemporary and collected poetry, and fine art and photography books. Our list is growing all the time. We ship from our location in downtown Seattle. 

"Fabric of the American Dream" art book - special edition hardcover

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"Fabric of the American Dream" art book - special edition hardcover

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Hardcover, signed and numbered edition, limited to 50 copies and bound in a totally fun patterned fabric, screen-printed by the artist in her Seattle studio. Each copy signed and numbered by the artist. Featuring a special art print insert inside the back cover, signed by the artist. 

Fabric of the American Dream, the first in the Chatwin Books Art Series, features gorgeous full-color reproductions of recent paintings by nationally-collected painter Jane Richlovsky, with essay by art critic Jim Demetre, vintage snapshots of the patterned milieu the artist grew up in, peeks into her source material and working process, and additional visuals and writings that illuminate the paintings and their subject matter. Richlovsky paints directly onto found textiles from the mid-20th century, allowing the patterns to peep through and drawing on mid-century modern sensibilities and the ironies and contradictions of advertising and the pre-packaged American Dream.  

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Fabric of the American Dream released in hardcover and paperback editions on May 26th 2015 - Both editions feature a special artwork insert inside the back cover, signed by the artist - Hardcover edition is limited to 50 signed and numbered copies; paperback is an unlimited edition.