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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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Sound and Abstraction

As the early half of the 20th century underwent a massive reevaluation of self expression, artists from every sector of the art world began to look to one another for inspiration. Performance art emerged as a revolutionary new form of … Continue reading

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New Print & Drawing Fair in New York: November 5 through 7

The purpose of this post is to make the readers aware of a new, satellite print and drawing fair a small group of  dealers have arranged in New York between November 5 and 7. First, some background. The Annex Galleries … Continue reading

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