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The Eric Hoffer Award for Books

New York Review from US Review of Books

The Eric Hoffer Award for Books

2020 Eric Hoffer Award


The Art category captures the experience, execution, or demonstration of the arts, including art, fine art, graphic art, architecture, design, photography, and coffee table books.


Gloria Garfinkel, Andrew Kelly, Gloria Garfinkel Foundation - Nonagenarian and working artist Gloria Garfinkel is vibrant in thought and style. Her work crosses artistic mediums and cultural boundaries. Colors mix, explore, and explode in Warholian fashion, but like viewing any great artist, there is the first flush of the eye and later the insight of the mind. Even though her sculptures, paintings, and collages can be found publically both near and far, this dense retrospective gathers a salient understanding of an artist one may have only a glancing familiarity with. The brilliantly produced, hefty coffee table book will be a prize in your collection and help promulgate Garfinkel to the generations

The US Review of Books supports the Eric Hoffer Project by publishing the results of the annual Eric Hoffer Award for Books. The Eric Hoffer Award is judged by a separate panel, under direction of the Eric Hoffer Project, and is not influenced by The US Review of Books. We simply publish their results each year...

The Eric Hoffer Award honors the memory of the great American philosopher Eric Hoffer. In addition to the grand prize, Hoffer honors are bestowed by press type and category...


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