MARFA TX - A BEAUTIFUL PLACE
Signs of Marfa captures the history and culture of this small Texas "art town". The book includes photographs of old faded signs, new signs, natural signs, etc. In essence, the book summarizes Marfa, Texas.
People from all over the world come to this town to visit the Judd Foundation, Chinati Foundation and Ballroom Marfa. They are charmed by the mixture of new and old, the cool minimalism and sensuous adobe. They are awed by the light and expanse.
Vilis Inde is also the author of "Art in the Courtroom" and has translated Rainis' "The Golden Horse", a seminal piece of Latvian literature written in 1909.
120 pages of Marfa TX.
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Vilis Inde operates inde/jacobs gallery in Marfa. The gallery presents work on paper by Donald Judd, Dan Flavin and othe Chinati related artists. It also presents work by Erika Blumenfeld, David Hirschi, Hadi Tabatabai, and Eric Tillinghast. A new gallery space will open in 2009, designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune of Sweden. Inde and his partner own and operate Stay marfa - nightly apartment rentals. See: www.marfaretreat.com Inde practiced law in New York (Carter, Ledyard & Milburn) and Minnesota and has written "Art in the Courtroom" (Praeger 1989). This book objectively summarizes five art trials of the late 20th century. Vilis lives in Marfa, Texas with his partner Tom Jacobs presents a online investment newsletter called "Complete Value Investor".