INTERNATIONAL SIGNAL CODE ALPHABET BY CORITA KENT - DELUXE SLIPCASED EDITION WITH TWENTY-SIX PRINTS SIGNED BY THE AUTHORS
(KENT, SISTER MARY CORITA). Kent, Sister Mary Corita, Dr. Ray Smith & Aaron Rose. Los Angeles: Atelier Editions, 2018. First Edition 1/100 Deluxe. 4to. Illustrated Cloth in Slipcase. Artist Monograph. As New/No Jacket - As Issued. 80pp, 26 color illustrations + 26 loose color offset plates laid in.
"Radical American artist, educator, and once-devout Catholic nun, Sister Mary Corita Kent’s provocative imagery has entranced audiences for over four decades. Originally completed in 1968, Kent’s "International Signal Code Alphabet" encompasses a series of twenty-six kaleidoscopic serigraphs integrating scripture, typography, image, icon, and the maritime flags of the International Code of Signals. It features an introduction by Corita Art Center Director Dr. Ray Smith along with a foreword by noted Kent scholar, artist, and curator Aaron Rose. As 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of both the series’ completion, and the centennial of Kent’s birth, this celebratory publication reproduces this engaging body of work for the very first time in a monographic, fine art format". A brand new, most handsome example of the deluxe edition limited to one hundred copies containing a suite of all twenty-six images reproduced on loose plates housed along with the book in an illustrated cloth slipcase additionally SIGNED by authors Dr. Ray Smith and Aaron Rose in ink.
PLEASE NOTE: Copies of "International Signal Code Alphabet" will be signed by Dr. Smith and Mr. Rose at Arcana on Saturday, May 19th and shipped beginning Tuesday, May 22nd. If you would like to pre-order a signed copy and collect it at the event, please indicate this in the "Notes" section of your order. 978-0-9775935-6-3 Inventory Number: E000CKISCA-DLX