These photographs also expose her connections with friends and the people she admired such as Russian Marxist Leon Trotsky, American artists Georgia O'Keefe and photographers Edward Weston, Alfred Stieglitz and Tina Modotti among others.
David Park: A Painter's Life is the first full biography of a postwar California artist. Boas' book also seems to signal an increasing enthusiasm for American postwar representational art. It's about time.
If you saw Diego Rivera's mural, Frozen Assets, on a poster at Zuccotti Park, you might have been tempted to see if the paint had dried, since the mural speaks so specifically to the moment and graphically grasps the heart and soul of Occupy Wall Street.