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ESSENTIAL PASSIONS: FAIRBANKS/SALMENHAARA LETTERS, 1959-1986 -- THREE ARTISTS BRIDGE CULTURES, TIME AND PLACE WITH THEIR ENDURING FRIENDSHIP. Ed. by Dixie Parker-Fairbanks and Helen Abbott. Dixie Parker-Fairbanks, 1999. Distributed by University of Washington Press, Seattle. 208 pp. with 188 ills. (137 col.) and 3 folded facsimile letters (1 tipped-in, 2 held in tipped-in facsimile envelopes). 28 x 22 cm. ISBN 0295978325 In English.
Using excerpts from journals and personal correspondence, this book explores the close friendship and parallel careers of American potter Richard Fairbanks (1929-1989), Finnish potter Kyllikki Salmenhaara (1915-1981) and Fairbanks's wife, American painter Dixie Parker-Fairbanks (b. 1936).
Artist(s):Fairbanks, Richard; Parker-Fairbanks, Dixie; Salmenhaara, Kyllikki
Indexing: Western, Europe — Finland, United States, Scandinavia — Post-1945 — Ceramics, Criticism/Theory — Women Artists
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Worldwide Number: 101985
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