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Printmakers Today Hardcover – June 1, 2010


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  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. (June 1, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 076433462X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0764334627
  • Product Dimensions: 11.4 x 8.8 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.9 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,662,630 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From the oldest forms of woodcuts and lithographs, to the modern computer age of digital transfers, there are many different and distinctive forms of printmaking including silkscreens, lithographs, screenprints, mezzotint, serigraph print, linocut, vitreograph, photoetching, aquatinit, drypoint, and more. In the hands of a skilled and gifted artist, printmaking can rise to the level of fine art. Expertly compiled and deftly edited by Jeffrey B. Snyder, "Printmakers Today" is a 256-page, profusely and beautifully illustrated compendium showcasing sixty-three contemporary artists whose technical skill and imagination have produced museum quality work. Each individual artist showcased begins with an extended statement by the artist about their approach and then superbly reproduced and representative examples of their work. Of special note is the opening section on Terminology with respect to the processes and categories of printmaking. An impressively informed and informative volume from beginning to end, "Printmakers Today" is an especially recommended acquisition selection for personal, professional, academic, and community library Contemporary Art History reference collections and supplemental reading lists.
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By James on January 17, 2011
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"Printmakers Today (2010) and "Printmaking at the Edge" (2006) by Richard Noyce are compilations of present American, European and Asian printmakers and their current work. "Printmakers Today" emphasizes U.S. printmakers. The reproductions of etchings, relief prints, screen prints, lithographs, photo gravure, mono prints, digital prints and collagraphs are brilliantly displayed along with a statement from each artist and contact information.
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