Contemporary woodblock prints, featuring recent works, details of events, biography and print process. 1938, American) is one of the best known reduction woodcut print artists working in the U. Home Page Contemporary Department All Artists; Gordon Mortensen. Gouge: The Modern Woodcut 1870 to Now examines the woodcut in terms of its diverse forms and uses in the modern era. Although the motivations of each artist and the circumstances in which the woodcuts were made may differ greatly, the visual character of the gouge cuts is a defining thread among the selected works in this exhibition. The woodcut’s archaic yet versatile qualities nourished its evolution throughout the twentieth century, and the technique continues to take new directions within the contemporary studio. American artist Terry Winters pushes the boundary between figurative and abstract imagery in his series Furrows (1989), where the grain is very subtly revealed within a pattern of loose, undulating grooves; here, the pure forms of the wood are alluded to within an imaginary floating world of medusa or marine-looking forms.
Utah artist Brad Teare uses a number of techniques to give his woodcut prints a fluid, organic quality that brings them closer in appearance to his plein air oil paintings. Tom Killion, Japanese-style woodcut prints of the California landscape and other subjects. Fig. 7. Karen Kunc, Bay (2011), woodcut, mokuhanga woodblock, watercolor, wax, 19 x 38 inches. After an eclipse during the first half of the 20th century, interest in mokuhanga as a tool of contemporary art has been growing since the 1980s. 6) was exhibited at the Yale Center for British Art. The American artist Karen Kunc (Figs.
April Vollmer is a New York artist and printmaker who works primarily in mokuhanga, Japanese woodblock. A comprehensive handbook of materials, techniques and resources, the book is intended to make this waterbased technique accessible to contemporary artists. 2014 Abstract American Mokuhanga, Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College,. An American Artist know for his woodcuts. Irving Amen – American Artist 1918. He is listed in Mantle Fielding Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors and Engravers and the Dictionary of Contemporary American Artists by Paul Cummings. This page is the main entry to the collection of websites owned by woodblock printmaker David Bull. Com After nearly a quarter century of focussing my work almost exclusively on reproduction of classical designs (with a small amount of my own original work thrown in), I have now become involved in a very large scale project working with a contemporary artist – the American illustrator Jed Henry.
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We are pleased to present this exhibition of woodcut prints and collages from the distinguished artist Naoko Matsubara. It is appropriate that the Portland Art Museum hosts this Fine Print Fair as it is the home of the Vivian and Gordon Gilkey Center for the Graphic Arts, the premier Museum print collection in the Pacific Northwest. Our specialties include color woodcut, modernist prints, abstract expressionist prints of the 1940s and 1950s, WPA, and works created at Atelier 17 in New York and Paris. Bringing together Japanese and American artists working in both traditional and contemporary mediums, Azuma offers a unique mix of talents, mediums, and styles rarely found in the U. Freeman’s auctions of Modern & Contemporary Prints & Multiples, specializing in prints, lithographs and screenprints. These may include woodcuts; linoleum cuts; lithographs; etchings and screen prints, among other new media all of which were created by artists in limited editions.