Marjorie Cameron

Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, 2006. Condition: Very Good. Small 4to. illustrated wrappers. [48] pp. Published on the occasion of the first solo gallery exhibition of artist, performer, poet, and occult practitioner, Cameron (Marjorie Cameron Parsons Kimmel), held at Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery from January 12 to February 10, 2007. Includes essay by Michael Duncan, excerpts from Cameron's journal, and 48 color reproductions of her work. Among a plethora of other involvements, Cameron was a maverick follower of the esoteric mysticism of Aleister Crowley and his philosophical group, the O.T.O. (Ordo Templi Orientis). She was an accomplished painter, draftswoman and mentor to younger artists and poets such as Wallace Berman, George Herms, and Kenneth Anger. Berman would use Cameron's portrait as the cover illustration for the first issue of his defining journal Semina. In Very Good condition with some rubbing to the cover and very minor edgewear, else Near Fine. Inside pages are bright and unmarked.