De Grazia: The Man and the Myths

De Grazia The Man and the Myths Artist Ted De Grazia lived life with passion and verve embracing risk and romance becoming a legend in Arizona and gaining international acclaim De Grazia The Man and the Myths is a biogra

  • Title: De Grazia: The Man and the Myths
  • Author: James W. Johnson Marilyn D. Johnson
  • ISBN: 9780816530502
  • Page: 158
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Artist Ted De Grazia 1909 1982 lived life with passion and verve, embracing risk and romance, becoming a legend in Arizona and gaining international acclaim De Grazia The Man and the Myths is a biography that reveals the eccentric, colorful man behind the myths This highly entertaining book by James W Johnson with Marilyn D Johnson looks at De Grazia s life from hisArtist Ted De Grazia 1909 1982 lived life with passion and verve, embracing risk and romance, becoming a legend in Arizona and gaining international acclaim De Grazia The Man and the Myths is a biography that reveals the eccentric, colorful man behind the myths This highly entertaining book by James W Johnson with Marilyn D Johnson looks at De Grazia s life from his early years until his death Born in Arizona Territory to Italian immigrant parents, De Grazia, who was also known as Ted DeGrazia, had a humble childhood as a copper miner s son influenced his famous persona later De Grazia often held forth at his gallery in Tucson s Catalina foothills dressed in a pseudo prospector s getup of scraggly beard, jeans, flannel shirt, boots, and beat up cowboy hat Outrageous stories of womanizing, scores of children, and drinking binges created an eclectic image that fueled stories of mythic proportions, along with global sales of his colorful paintings inspired by the Southwest and Mexico He made millions through his paintings and the licensing of his art for greeting cards and trinkets Critics called his work kitsch or commercial, yet thousands of admirers continue to love it Calling De Grazia a complicated man doesn t begin to explain him He once described himself as not saint nor devil, but both The first book of its kind, De Grazia The Man and the Myths tells the story of a life remarkably lived.

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  • New book, old info. Not a very juicy or revealing bio but good. I highly recommend reading it prior to a visit with DeGrazia's art at The Gallery In The Sun. Really satisfying to have photos in the book that enlighten the writing.


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