"BEAUTIFUL" (A Painted Poem) by Baraka, Amiri (LeRoi Jones)

"BEAUTIFUL" (A Painted Poem) by Baraka, Amiri (LeRoi Jones) < >

"BEAUTIFUL" (A Painted Poem)

Edition: Limited, signed edition.

Charleston, WV: Parchment Gallery Graphics, nd (1996). SIGNED first edition - Broadside poem; a single sheet, printed on recto only, measuring 5 1/2 by 8 1/2 inches, containing an illustration and text by Amiri Baraka. Issued in conjunction with an exhibition of Baraka's "painted poems," this depicts an African-American man, wearing a beret, printed in soft blues, blacks, greens and browns, with the text "Don't ever be sad enough not to believe in whatever makes you beautiful." Limited to 199 numbered copies (out of a total edition of 225) each individually numbered and SIGNED by Amiri Baraka.

Condition: A fine copy, with a separate colophon leaf, in the original printed publisher's envelope.

Book ID: 68636
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