An Evening with George Herms at Hal's Bar and Grill in Venice, CA, on March 31st honors THE RIVER BOOK
Published by Hamilton Press, renowned art critic Dave Hickey provides an insightful look at the artist and his milieu, and the artist himself offers witty and informative text throughout.
The first-ever comprehensive publication on acclaimed and pivotal California assemblage artist George Herms (born 1935). The handsome, two-volume slipcased book covers his earliest works from the 1960s, through his influential assemblages from the 1970s to today, as well as his work on such films as Easy Rider, his set designs for poet and playwright Michael McClure and dancer/choreographer Fred Herko, and his fascinating collaborations with, among others, Diane di Prima and Wallace Berman, for his LOVE Press series of hand-printed books. Interspersed throughout are comments by Herms on various works and on his creative ethos. Also included is a trove of never-before-
George Herms The River Book, signed by the artist, is available at $95. A Special Edition version of the book comes with the “Lucky Seven Draw” a signed and numbered lithograph which is sized at 10.5 X 8.25 inches in an edition of 100 is $250. Either may be ordered directly from Hamilton Press at (310) 396-8244
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