On view was a rare example of a photogravure
made after a daguerreotype, a process normally not considered reproducible and, in fact, the printing process in this case destroyed the source image.
has permitted Gonzalez Palma to return to his initial explorations of texture, which once included printing photographs on watercolor paper.
July Pfaff's gorgeous big photogravure
diptych "Multnomah" captures Oregon's dismal, brooding landscape with breathtaking precision and a touch of nostalgia.
produces rich, velvety blacks as well as soft gray values, and has attracted artists and photographers for more than 100 years.
I've recently been experimenting with photogravure
and I think I've invented a new hybrid technique.
If you are leaving, it's uphill; but as you arrive, it's downhill, 2006; Tacita Dean's The Russian Ending, 2001, a delicately imaginative photogravure
portfolio of scavenged postcards reframed and annotated to conjure final scenes in filmic tragedies; and Moyra Davey's 2003 sequence of steadfast chromogenic photographs of the daily detritus in her home, here printed and framed in a manner that recalls the archaic format of Polaroid snapshots--all probe the art of time itself.
picture La Madeleine was my inspiration for the colour scheme in the open plan kitchen/dining room.
In January, Lenswork began producing photogravure
prints, as well.
print by Alfred Steiglitz, "Goats Outside Paris, 1894," is an early example of reproductions used for publications - in this instance, for Steiglitz's own magazine, Camera Work, founded in 1903.
'All those thin 1914-18 volumes', he wrote, 'with a photogravure
frontispiece of a young officer and introduction by a don or housemaster .
More striking, though, is the photogravure
Femme Maison, a design from 1947--In it, a woman has her head covered by a house while her naked body remains exposed--a riff on the notion of the housewife.