Category Archives: Printmakers

Depression

Moonlight In Vermont, pen and ink, in progress and deterioration simultaneously, 2016 Thought I would put up a link to a couple shows I’d really have loved to see. I did see a show of American Prints at the National … Continue reading

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Valery Slavuk

Valery Slavuk (b. 1947), Illustrator. Born in Vitebsk region, Belorussia. Lives and works in Belorussia. State Belorussian Theater and Art Institute, Department of Graphic Arts. Works are held in collections of the State Belorussian National Art Museum, Foundation of Belorussian membership of Artists and … Continue reading

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Hans Holbein: The Dance of Death

For an idea of where the US is headed, I suggest reading  brief Immanuel Wallerstein’s brief explanation in The United States Heading for a Crash which begins: President Barack Obama has told the United States, and in particular its Congress, that it must do … Continue reading

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David Becker

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Hell

Dante’s Inferno with Paul Gustave Doré engravings (1861). “Employing more than 40 woodcutters, he produced over 90 illustrated books.” (Encyclopedia Brittanica) The darkest places in Hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis. –Dante … Continue reading

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Orlando Furioso

Gustave Doré, illustration for  Orlando Furioso (The Madness of Orlando), 1877 I wanted to turn my attention to something that will take my mind off the art swindle I’ve lately been writing about and I thought Ariosto’s Orlando Furioso along … Continue reading

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Warrington Colescott

While I’m primarily looking at paintings, I can’t help but put up the work of some printmakers who I think are particularly terrific and are almost completely neglected, as are almost all traditional printmakers. He taught printmaking in at the … Continue reading

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