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Native Soil is a limited edition hard cover art book with 115 quality reproductions of my paintings. Pre-order here!
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In March 2018, The Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor Cultural Center will present Sarah Yuster's NATIVE SOIL, a six-month retrospective exhibition of my work. 

This  hard cover art book with over 115 quality reproductions is to be released with the opening of the show. 

Production is a formidable expense. Several businesses have helped sponsor this effort. I'm hopeful that pre-sale of of NATIVE SOIL will ensure complete coverage.

intro (excerpts):
Native Soil is a retrospective of my work presented loosely in chronological order, spanning the mid-1980’s through 2017. The primary theme of my work, the universality of the local, is rendered in landscapes and streetscapes.

In three decades of living, working, and raising a family on Staten Island, I’ve recorded my personal arcs and environs. With its rich history, diverse architectural styles, and considerable geographic variation, New York’s greenest and quietest borough has presented unending vistas to me through a prism of perspectives, all endowed with intimate familiarity. This collection of work, a celebration and homage to the concept of home and the commonplace, is an alchemy wherein the prosaic becomes poetic, and the everyday is fertile ground for the creation of art.
Sarah Yuster  

Counterpoint • Two dancers move through space in the Midland Beach area where a Hurricane Sandy destroyed home once stood
Counterpoint • Two dancers move through space in the Midland Beach area where a Hurricane Sandy destroyed home once stood

 

Risks and challenges

NATIVE SOIL is underway, has some financial support already and will be completed whether this Kickstarter pre-sale is successful or not.

I have chosen this platform as it will expedite payment and publicize the book.

I well understand the financial responsibilities most of us face and don't care to crowdsource from the many friends and a public who might have limited resources, particularly when there are innumerable humanitarian causes that need attention.

For those who may be inclined to submit payment beyond the cost of the book anyway; your donations are welcome!

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    Native Soil - Staten Island Homescapes

    8.5" x 11" hardbound book with 115 quality reproductions • signed limited edition

    List price is $$40 • multiple books can be ordered ( please indicate!)

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    Giclee reproduction of choice & book

    13" x 19" signed, museum quality reproduction on 100% cotton rag paper.
    List price $125
    The image can be selected from my website, sarahyuster.com

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    a copy of Native Soil - Staten Island Homescapes
    8.5" x 11" hardbound book with 115 quality reproductions • signed limited edition

    List price is $$40 • multiple books can be ordered (please indicate!)

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