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Annieglass Hosts Jo Farb Hernández, author of Singular Spaces – From the Eccentric to the Extraordinary in Spanish Art Environments.

Date:
April 4, 2014
Location:
Santa Cruz Annieglass Store
110 Cooper St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Annieglass Hosts Jo Farb Hernández, author of Singular Spaces – From the Eccentric to the Extraordinary in Spanish Art Environments.
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Santa Cruz, CA, April 4, 2014: Ann Morhauser of Annieglass, award winning local glassware creator and store owner will host Jo Farb Hernández author and internationally recognized scholar in the field of self-taught artists and visionary environments. Jo will give a talk about her project at 5:30pm in the Santa Cruz Annieglass Store and will be signing books until 8pm at our First Friday event. Jo Farb Hernández is a Professor and Director of Exhibitions and Special Projects for the School of Art and Art History at San Jose State University and Director of the SPACES archives. She has worked in the museum field for almost 40 years, including service as President of the California Association of Museums and Director of the Monterey Museum of Art. She is married to sculptor Sam Hernández.

Singular Spaces includes more than 5,000 photographs and 1,100 pages in combined print and CD formats that examine intriguing gardens, buildings and artistic constructions, most of which have never been previously published. The author spent close to fourteen years researching and writing Singular Spaces, which included driving thousands of miles visiting sites across the Spanish mainland and personally interviewing the sites’ creators. The book combines detailed case studies of the artists and their work with historical and theoretical references to associated fields, including art, history, anthropology, architecture, Spanish culture and folklore.

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