New York: Lyle Stuart, 1958. Limited Edition. Soft cover. p, several black-and-white line ills. by Fingesten. Cover wear and fading; staples rusted; first pages lightly stained at bottom. Die-cut front cover revealing the word "private." Fair. Item #30181
A send-up of artistic terms and concepts by the German-born artist and educator Peter Fingesten (1916-87). No. 467 of 500 copies printed by Igal Roodenko and Harry Cohen. An artist book issued by a trade publisher. Sample definition: "Critique. It is, of course, easier for an artist to write a passable critique of another's painting, than for a critic to create a passable painting." With an affectionate presentation to artist-critic Sidney Tillim, 1959. Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.