Joseph Raphael: An Artistic Journey
Author: William H. Gerdts
Publication: Spanierman Gallery, LLC, exhibition catalogue, 2003
The Monterey Museum of Art’s 2003 exhibition of Raphael paintings from the collection of Oscar and Trudy Lemer, which includes seventy pieces in different media, is the first solo exhibition of the artist since 1980. It demonstrates the evolution of Raphael’s style and his versatility with portraits, landscapes, and still lifes from different stages of his career. This beautiful catalogue contains 35 color plates and an exhibition checklist, as well as a biographical sketch by Mary Murray and a foreword by Harvey L. Jones.