Michael St. Amand: Human Condition: Myths and Mayhem (SIGNED 1ST)
Tbilisi: Georgian National Museum, 2013. First Edition. Hardcover. 12 1/4 X 10 1/4 Inches. 64 PP. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #6631
Limited edition of only 1000 copies. Signed and inscribed by St. Amand to Myra Janco Daniels on the title-page. Forward by Richard L. Tooke (Former Director of Rights and Reproductions at MoMA) and essays by Ketevan S. Kintsurashvili Ph.D. (Art Historian, Critic and Writer) and Robert P. Metzger Ph.D. (Director Emeritus of the Aldrich Museum and the Redding Museum). Bilingual English and Georgian.
Myra Janco Daniels (1925-2022), founder and CEO of the Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts. Myra was also 1965 Advertising Woman of the Year and wife of Draper Daniels, the adman who created “The Marlboro Man” and the basis for “Don Draper” on AMC’s Madmen TV show. At the age of 25, Myra started her own advertising business in Terre Haute, Indiana which was later purchased by Draper Daniels. She was a longtime collaborator of Draper’s and together the couple achieved amazing success in the world of advertising in the mid-20th Century. In retirement, Myra founded the Naples Philharmonic Center and created a world class art museum which she led for over 20 years. Giving a slight nod to Charles Lindbergh, the Pulitzer Prize-Winning author A. Scott Berg once dubbed Myra “The Spirit of Naples.”.