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Ralph Fasanella’s New York Boxed Notecards
Ralph Fasanella’s New York Boxed Notecards
Ralph Fasanella’s New York Boxed Notecards
Ralph Fasanella’s New York Boxed Notecards
Ralph Fasanella’s New York Boxed Notecards
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Ralph Fasanella’s New York Boxed Notecards

$16.95 Sale $8.48
20 blank notecards (5 each of 4 designs) with envelopes in a decorative box
Printed in full color on recycled paper with soy based inks
High-quality 250 gsm card stock
Soft white envelopes
Pomegranate's notecard sets feature exclusive selections of art from museums and artists around the world

Box size: 5.375 x 7.375 x 1.5 in.
Card size: 5 x 7 in.

ISBN 9780764974748

ITEM 0376
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Born in the Bronx, Ralph Fasanella (American, 1914–1997) painted colorful works packed with observations about working-class urban life. A labor organizer blacklisted during the McCarthy years, he was “discovered” in the early 1970s when a New York magazine article proclaimed, “This man pumps gas in the Bronx for a living. He may also be the best primitive painter since Grandma Moses.” Although Fasanella dismissed the “primitive” label, the resulting attention allowed him to pursue his art full time.

Fasanella painted worker strikes, exhausted commuters, and streets dotted by protests, barricades, and the cranes of urban renewal. He depicted Coney Island holidays and stickball games in the street. He painted more than 300 works in his lifetime, always with a critical but affectionate perspective on life for the average person.

Contains five each of the following notecards:
Christopher Street, 1947
New York City (detail), 1957
Washington Square Park, 1981
I Love New York, 1980
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