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PROTEST ART ON 11.24.008 - IDELLE WEBER

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Idelle Weber is a greatly-talented artist whose early career coincided in time with the re-emergence of radical protest in America in the 1960’s and the 1970’s.  During that time, Weber presented subjects derived from the world around her, and some of these depicted men and women trapped in the architecture of New York City, in jobs leading nowhere.  There follow four examples of this aspect of her art from 1971 and 1964: 



Munchkins Tryptich (1964)
 

And 
Bishop's Businessmen Mitre (1971)
 

And 
Stock City Collage (1964)
 

And 
Stepsisters (1964)

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(Courtesy of the artist and of artnet’s Artist Works Catalogues.  To access Artist Works Catalogues, click here.) 

 

I have a law degree (Stanford, 66') but have never practiced. Instead, from 1967 through 1977, I tried to contribute to the revolution in America. As unsuccessful as everyone else over that decade, in 1978 I went to work for the U.S. Forest (more...)
 
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in the background for stock City?  And was th... by sometimes blinded on Monday, Nov 24, 2008 at 10:33:14 PM
But your view of the picture is just as clear and ... by GLloyd Rowsey on Tuesday, Nov 25, 2008 at 12:16:48 AM