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The Union of Hope and Sadness: The Art of Gail Potocki

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THE UNION OF HOPE AND SADNESS: THE ART OF GAIL POTOCKI is a lavish hardcover full of emotionally charged portraits depicting the internationally exhibited artist s subconscious explorations and environmental concerns as physical characters. Full color throughout, with an in-depth exploration of the artwork by Symbolist art historian Thomas Negovan. Also includes essays fro ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published January 28th 2006 by Olympian Publishing (first published 2006)
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Susan Henderson
Just finished reading THE UNION OF HOPE AND SADNESS: THE ART OF GAIL POTOCKI. I'd had it out on the coffee table for months and had admired the paintings, but I'm so glad I finally thought to read the text!

The art is a gorgeous mix of classical and symbolic, and each painting seems to have a narrative. Much of the text is from Gail's journals and much is the thoughtful work of curator Tom Negovan. There are stories behind the paintings I was so very glad to know... about monarch butterflies, The
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Joyce Mitchell
The artist that started it all for me. Love her!
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