Rita Blitt: Around and Round is a full-color, beautifully produced collection of works by internationally renowned artist Rita Blitt.
The works gathered in these pages are selections from Rita Blitt's output from 1958 to the present and represent the many forms she works in – painting, drawing, sculpture, video, and interdisciplinary collaboration. This collection of her work and contextual essays by scholars is being published to commemorate the establishment of the Rita Blitt Legacy Collection at Washburn University.
Blitt’s words “Kindness is contagious. Catch it!” have inspired thousands of people all over the world. Her works are included in many museums and private collections. Her monumental sculpture can be found in Australia, Israel, Japan, Singapore, and the United States. This book is produced in collaboration with the Mulvane Art Museum at Washburn University.