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Hard Press Editions announces Marylyn Dintenfass Parallel Park Book

NEW YORK, N.Y.- Hard Press Editions announces the October 2011 publication of Marylyn Dintenfass Parallel Park. This is the first book to document Marylyn Dintenfass’ life-long love affair with automobiles, especially the culturally iconic high-powered, sporty, sexy muscle cars that streamed out of Detroit from the late 1950’s to the mid-1970’s. The book critically explores how Dintenfass’ drawings, monotypes and paintings are the genesis for Parallel Park, a 30,000 square feet, site-specific installation, stretching around the four facades of The Lee County Justice Center Parking Garage in Fort Myers, Florida- one of the largest and most transformative art installations in the United States of the past decade. Marylyn Dintenfass Parallel Park is richly illustrated with more than 175 full color plates, and includes a scholarly essay by Aliza Edelman that provides an innovative and gendered look a