Tag Archives: Atelier 17

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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Print fairs, renovations, etc.

As fall approaches, we’re gearing up for one of the print world’s biggest events: New York Print Week. We have been attending for over 20 years, and always look forward to meeting new collectors, artists, and dealers, as well as … Continue reading

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1930’s Surrealist prints and Atelier 17, Paris

The Surrealist movement grew out of the anti-art Dada movement of 1918 and the 1920’s. Dada hoped to move the world in a new direction, away from the nationalistic, materialistic and industrial ideals that had spawned World War I but … Continue reading

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