Printmaking at the Edge: 45 artists: 16 countries: a new perspective

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Printmaking at the Edge explores the innovative techniques printmakers are using today. The topics covered range from the challenges of new technology and materials (for example, the latest high-tech plates and speciality papers and inks) to the persistence of traditional techniques and the new directions they are taking (for example, digital techniques being used with silkscreen and wood engraving). All scales and stages of printmaking are dealt with. This book is a vital source of information for students and ...
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Overview

Printmaking at the Edge explores the innovative techniques printmakers are using today. The topics covered range from the challenges of new technology and materials (for example, the latest high-tech plates and speciality papers and inks) to the persistence of traditional techniques and the new directions they are taking (for example, digital techniques being used with silkscreen and wood engraving). All scales and stages of printmaking are dealt with. This book is a vital source of information for students and includes interviews with prominent international artists, revealing the secrets behind their work and the possibilities for the future. Included is the work of artists from UK, USA, Canada, Japan, Poland, Argentina, Nicaragua, Belgium, Lithuania, Iceland, Austria, Finland, Sweden, Iraq, Korea, Taiwan and Australia.
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"For a printmaking-savvy audience, this is a book to read and critically assess... The writing is excellent."—Graphic Impressions Review
 

"This book is a welcome attempt to look beyond familiar names and high profile institutions, to discover what is happening at 'the edge'."—Printmaking Today

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780713667844
  • Publisher: A&C Black Publishers, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 4/1/2009
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 1,179,318
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Noyce is well-known in the printmaking world and often gives keynote addresses at international printmaking conferences and ehibitions/contests. He writes regularly on contemporary art and has had two previous books published on printmaking.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 6, 2012

    New ideas

    Some very new concepts in printmaking, edgy & a bit "crazy"-enjoyed it & would recommend it to open your ideas with lots of new possibilities.

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