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A Talpazan Tile

December 14th, 2015 · 3 Comments

I posted earlier about the death of Ionel Talpazan, devoted painter of UFOs. I couldn’t find a small ceramic tile I once bought from him, but I just came across it, tucked away in a bookcase. Here it is, along with the back, showing the price and his signature. It’s small, only 4 1/4 inches square.

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(Posted by Doug Skinner)

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3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Mark // Dec 14, 2015 at 10:58 pm

    Thank you for introducing me to Talpazan years ago, Doug. My visit to his Harlem apartment is one of my most cherished NY memories.

  • 2 Doug // Dec 15, 2015 at 8:27 am

    I bought this tile from him on my one visit to that apartment. He was one of a kind.

  • 3 mamie // Dec 21, 2015 at 10:07 am

    That’s a beautiful tile.

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