Drawings

We also still have a large collection of Harriet’s drawings and prints which we like to promote for sale.

Eroticism

erotic art festival

Original Poster, First Annual Bay Area Erotic Art Festival, 1982. 17″ by 11″. Click image to enlarge.

Harriet participated as the most prominent artist in the First Annual Bay Area Erotic Art Festival in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1982.

Inspired by the writings of Ana├»s Nin, Harriet had created in 1979 a collection of twelve erotic drawings (all 11″ wide by 17″ tall) entitled “12 Months of Rapture”.

Her name and her collection’s March drawing was featured on the original posters advertising the event in the Bay Area.

“…In this collection of prints, Twelve Months of Rapture, I have attempted to express the closeness of passion to cosmic rhythms-the powerful energy of early spring leading through the soft quiet tenderness of autumn, climaxing in an ecstatic winter dance…”
cover

Cover

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Description

theme

Theme Drawing

january

January (click to enlarge)

february

February (click to enlarge)

march

March (click to enlarge)

april

April (click to enlarge)

may

May (click to enlarge)

June (click to enlarge)

july

July (click to enlarge)

august

August (click to enlarge)

september

September (click to enlarge)

october

October (click to enlarge)

november

November (click to enlarge)

december

December (click to enlarge)


Surviving Depression

At some time in her life, Harriet suffered from severe depression and received treatment. During that time, she created drawings that reflect on her state of mind during those struggling years. Some might find these drawings interesting in the context of an artist dealing with and overcoming that debilitating mental condition.

More to follow…