POP WIENER: Naive Painter • Joanne BockUniversity of Massachusetts Press / 1974
Hardcover / 178 pages / First edition
This is a study of the life and work of Pop Wiener, a naive painter, who was born in Russia in 1886 and emigrated to the United States in 1901. This book emphasizes the relationship between his life and work. It shows how the joyfully colored paintings of a man who did not start painting until age sixty five are more meaningful in the context of his life.
︎ Condition note: A used book in good condition / some fading + very light soiling to edges / light tearing to dust jacket / sturdy binding / interior is free of marks and underlinings except for previous owner’s name on inside flap / dust jacket has been wrapped in protective mylar