Prints Now

Prints Now

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Now encompassing everything from billboards and buttons to clothes, cakes, and shopping bags, printmaking and collecting are among the fastest-growing areas of fine art. The first general survey of contemporary prints to be published in ten years, Prints Now demonstrates the transformation printmaking has undergone over the last two decades. Case studies of artists, new media, and techniques include three-dimensional works like Grayson Perry's ceramics, ephemeral work like Lee Wagstaff's Shroud, and appropriated objects like Renee Green's Commemorative Toile. Illustrated with one hundred wide-ranging examples, the book is not only an invaluable resource, but also a revelation about the potential of this infinitely flexible, infinitely accessible art form.Peter Kennard and Cat Picton Phillipps used an Epson 9600 to print Award, for example (see Case Study, page 22). ... for developing the manual dexterity that comes from practising traditional intaglio, relief and planographic plate- making;anbsp;...

Title:Prints Now
Author:Gill Saunders, Rosie Miles
Publisher:Victoria & Albert Museum - 2006-04-01


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