Category Archives: Atelier 17

Recent Additions

The Annex Galleries acquires new inventory weekly and we have a link for these Recent Acquisitions on the left side of our Home Page under “What’s New.” We are spotlighting twenty-five recent acquisitions that were produced in a variety of … Continue reading

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Seong Moy, 1921-2013: A biography and some prints

This blog remembers the remarkable abstract expressionist printmaker Seong Moy, who passed away on June 9, 2013. Mentored by Vytlacil, Hofmann and S.W. Hayter at Atelier 17, his large abstract color woodcuts, which often also incorporated cardboard relief have always … Continue reading

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The Treasure Hunt: Part VII

Printmaking in the United Kingdom has a long and rich history, starting with the utilization of the letterpress. After Germany’s Johannes Gutenberg invented the “moveable type” printing press in 1439, Britain- industrious to the last- wasted no time in replicating … Continue reading

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The Influence of Atelier 17: Part Two

This Part Two of The Influence of Atelier 17. To read the introduction and see the first list of artists, A – L, please click here. • • ◊ • • Ezio Martinelli (American: 1913 – 1981): “Net and Triton” 1957; … Continue reading

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The Influence of Atelier 17: Part One

Atelier 17 was founded in 1927 by Stanley William Hayter, a British chemist turned artist. By the end of his directorship, a position he undertook for nearly 5 decades, his studio had welcomed hundreds of artists, both well known and … Continue reading

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