Printed Gallery Exhibition Catalog, in French, Inscribed and Signed in pencil, 8vo, 23 pages, published by LeFebre Gallery, 47 East 77th St., New York, NY, 1972
Price: 250.00 USD
The booklet is a printed open letter, entitled "Spending Time", written to a friend named John and shows Alechinsky's work in New York in 1972. It is filled with his thoughts, references to other artists and shows as well as the artist's group, Cobra, which he had a hand in forming. He reminisces about time he spent living in the Chelsea Hotel in New York. Interspersed are reproductions of his paintings and watercolors, illustrations, and photographs of him at work. He has inscribed the front of the booklet in French in black ink to this friend, and closes with his signature at the end of the printed letter inside. Slight soiling and wear at corners, overall good condition.