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Steven SORMAN

United States of America born 1948

Lessons from the Russian 1999 Description: an unsigned proof portfolio of 21 colour mezzotints and engravings with text lithographically printed onto drafting film and adhered to print
Title Notes: 001-033
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Creation Notes: Collaboration on the project was from 1993 to 1999.
Materials & Technique: prints, portfolios, intaglio, planographic, collage colour mezzotints, engravings, lithographs Support: cream, laid, handmade, Richard de Bas Blanc Narcisse paper; transparent, wove, machine mouldmade, drafting film; thick, light sienna, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Impression: parent
Edition: edition of 20 plus 6AP, 4TP, CTP, RTP, PPI, PPII, A, C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1999

Edition Notes: 21 pages with mezzotints/engravings with collage typed poems - in folio cover - folded folio - no title page, colophon page or text pages. An unsigned proof portfolio of 21 colour mezzotints and engravings with text lithographically printed onto drafting film and adhered to print. Collaboration with the artist and project supervision by Kenneth Tyler. Paper making of folio cover by Tom Strianese and John Hutcheson. Folio construction by Kimberley Bursic assisted by Tyler. Copper and brass plate preparation by the artist. Proofing and edition printing by Anthony Kirk, Bursic, and Yasuyuki Shibata. Aluminium plate preparation, processing, proofing and edition printing by Hutcheson. Typography design by Lorraine Ferguson.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Dimensions: portfolio (closed) 31.0 h x 23.0 w cm portfolio (open) 31.0 h x 47.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1999
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.434.1-21