Pressed for Time: The History of Printmaking

From: Flint Institute of Arts

Pressed for Time The History of Printmaking
9/10/2016 - 12/30/2016
In: Flint
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(810) 234-1695
1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503
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Pressed for Time: The History of Printmaking is a historical survey of the four major processes of printmaking in the Western world. Selected prints highlight the remarkable diversity and ingenuity of this medium. The four methods of relief (woodcut), intaglio (etching, engraving), planographic (lithography), and stencil (screenprinting) will be represented, along with a brief look at the new medium of digital printing. Beginning with a 15th-century woodcut by Michael Wolgemut and continuing through to the 21st-century, with a silkscreen print by Shepard Fairey, Pressed for Time includes works by artists such as Albrecht Durer, Rembrandt van Rijn, James Abbot McNeill Whistler, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Winslow Homer, Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro, Henri Matisse, Edward Hopper, Romare Bear...

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