Printmaking at the Edge explores the innovative techniques printmakers are using today. The topics covered range from the challenges of new technology and materials (for example, the latest high-tech plates and speciality papers and inks) to the persistence of traditional techniques and the new directions they are taking (for example, digital techniques being used with silkscreen and wood engraving). All scales and stages of printmaking are dealt with.
The first book to present a groundbreaking global scene, looking at the history, present and future of the Riso, as well as featuring a range of artists, design studios and print shops who use it. Risography, named after the Japanese firm Riso, is a digital printing process based on screen printing techniques that was developed in the transition phase from mechanical to digital printing. Although the printer looks like a copying machine, the colors are transferred onto the paper without the use of heat or chemicals, saving energy and making the process ecologically friendly. The Risograph printer is at the forefront of a new creative explosion. More and more artists and designers all over the world are rediscovering this stencil duplicator for themselves, sparking a unique and unexpected renaissance in analogue printing.
In this book, Alexia Tala explores and investigates the new experimental forms of printmaking, which are today pushing the traditional boundaries of this technique in contemporary art. These include the usage of photo-emulsion, glass and paper, Perspex and paint stripper, printing with sand and digital prints mounted on relief surfaces.
The first piece of known typewriter art was a "drawing" of a butterfly by Flora F. F. Stacey in 1898; since then, artists, designers, poets, and writers have used this rigorous medium to produce an astounding range of creative work. This beautiful book brings together some of the best examples by typewriter artists around the world. As well as key historical work from the Bauhaus, H. N. Werkman, and the concrete poets, there is art by contemporary practitioners, both typewriter artists who use the keyboard as a "palette" to create artworks, and artists/typographers using the form as a compositional device. The book will appeal to graphic designers, typographers, artists, and illustrators, and anyone fascinated by predigital technology.
What is a print? This volume aims to answer that question by exploring the four basic printmaking techniques woodcut, intaglio, lithography and screenprint that have been used to create some of the most iconic images in modern art, from Paul Gauguins Noa Noa to Andy Warhol's Marilyn Monroe.
Video various printmaking techniques and how to distinguish between them. Some techniques included are etching, woodcut, silkscreen, lithography and ink jet. Artists include Anne Appleby, Vito Acconci, William Bailey, Robert Bechtle, Christopher Brown, Chris Burden, John Cage, Francesco Clemente, Chuck Close, Robert Colescott, Tony Cragg, Richard Diebenkorn, Katsura Funakoshi, April Gornik, Al Held, Robert Hudson, Bryan Hunt, Shoichi Ida, Anish Kapoor, Per Kirkeby, Robert Kushner, Bertrand Lavier, Sol LeWitt, Brice Marden, Tom Marioni, Nathan Oliveira, Judy Pfaff, Janis Provisor, Markus Raetz, Tim Rollins + K.O.S., Ed Ruscha, Pat Steir, Wayne Thiebaud, Richard Tuttle, and William T. Wiley.
PUSH Print is a visual feast that will inspire anyone interested in art, intriguing personalities, and innovative ideas. Survey the work of 30+ contemporary printmakers--from world-renowned names to exciting up-and-comers--each with their own take on letterpress, screenprinting, woodcutting, lithography, and etching, as well as multimedia and digital approaches to print.
A stunning presentation of print art which showcases the themes of social injustice and global inequality as an inspiration for this deeply politicised medium. Political communication has a long history with printmaking - here, Josh MacPhee selects poignant artworks with the intent to engage readers in a political conversation. The collection features artwork by over 200 international artists in an eclectic collection of work by both activist and non-activist printmakers. However, there work is linked by a thread of reacting to monumental trends and events.