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Variations in Time: Nathan Oliveira, Monotypes and Monoprints
     

Variations in Time: Nathan Oliveira, Monotypes and Monoprints

by University of Washington Press, Giovanna Bertazzoni
 
Printmaking has appealed to California painter Nathan Oliveira throughout his career, not as a reproductive technology but as an extension of painting. In the early 1970s he became fascinated with the monotypes of Degas and began to work his magic on zinc plates. By merging the act of painting with that of printing in a single process, monotype gave him the ability to

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Printmaking has appealed to California painter Nathan Oliveira throughout his career, not as a reproductive technology but as an extension of painting. In the early 1970s he became fascinated with the monotypes of Degas and began to work his magic on zinc plates. By merging the act of painting with that of printing in a single process, monotype gave him the ability to generate images in a process of continuous revision. Repaintings on the plate and reimpressions on paper, effacements and resurrections, each contributing changes, spelled the successive stages in the evolution of a pictorial idea that in the usual painting process would have been obliterated by the final stage.

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Contains reproductions of Oliveira's monotypes, sculptures, and monoprints. The brief accompanying text discusses the artist's influences, methods, and body of work. No index. Distributed by the University of Washington Press. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780295976693
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
9.04(w) x 10.02(h) x 0.24(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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