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Prints and Their Makers by: Phil Sanders

Prints and Their Makers takes you behind the scenes to witness the creative process at the world's top printmaking workshops. Master printer Phil Sanders offers an in-depth look at this versatile medium and places contemporary prints and practices in the context of traditions and techniques developed over more than a thousand years. Clear and engaging explanations illuminate seven major printmaking processes: relief intaglio, chine collé, photogravure, lithography, monotype, and screen-print. Sanders showcases the collaborative aspect of printmaking in detailed case studies accompanied by photographs of celebrated artists working with their printers and publishers. Prints and Their Makers features historical prints from artists such as Albrecht Dürer and Mary Cassatt, as well as contemporary works by more than one hundred artists, including William Kentridge, Polly Apfelbaum, Julie Mehretu, Richard Serra, Glenn Ligon, Will Cotton, Nicole Eisenman, John Baldessari, Chakaia Booker, and Elizabeth Peyton. Phil Sanders is a leading master printer based in Asheville, North Carolina. He has collaborated with distinguished artists on prints in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Library of Congress, among many other institutions.

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