United States of America 1944
1983 Description: 'egg crate' paper element
Collection Title: the 'Lattice paper mixed media print' series 1984
Materials & Technique:
prints, relief, collage relief, knotting, collage Support: experimental "egg crate" paper
Edition: edition: 46 plus 17AP's, RTP, PPI, PPII, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1984
Edition Notes: A 33 colour, including one white paper and three coloured papers, woodcut, etching, aquatint, relief, knotting, collage printed from two magnesium plates, one assembled plate made from two irregularly shaped woodblocks, one assembled plate made from 20 concentric wood rings, one assembled plate made from circular woodblocks, one assembled plate made from 20 concentric wood rings cut into quadrants, one assembled plate made from diamond-shaped woodblocks, and one assembled plate made from one magnesium plate with 24 rectangular copper inserts. Violet, light blue, and green were printed on the yellow-ocher paper. Brown and grey were printed on white paper. The following colours were ghost printed from Odd-Job (506:AS29) : green, gray, red, metallic green, red, cerulean blue, yellow, orange, red, pink, purple, blue, and grey (on green and grey papers). The following colours were printed on grey paper: yellow, orange, purple, blue, gold, yellow, yellow-ocher, red, blue, viridian, and black. The printed papers were torn, assembled, adhered and tied with knots.
Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese; laser-cut woodblock preparation and magnesium plate preparation and processing by Swan Engraving; proofing and edition printing by Rodney Konopaki and Bob Cross; preparation and adhering of collage elements by Konopaki and Cross.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
: Walker Art Centre (1987), 507; TGL print documentation, 1984
: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002 Accession No
: NGA 2002.1.1034.A-B Image rights
: © Alan Shields