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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 Treasure Hunt: Part VI

Our list of 25 Works has continued to receive enthusiastic interest, both from our clients and from people who’ve come across this blog through other channels. Our goal had been to open up our extensive, diverse inventory to the public, … 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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The Treasure Hunt: Part V

In our fifth installment in a series of small online exhibitions, the focus is on women printmakers. The role of women in the printmaking world was often largely overlooked, in part because the social circumstances of the time. However, there … Continue reading

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