An unusual and inspired book… a variety of prints [are] included and those of artists, mainly Americans, whose work we do not always see in anthologies in the UK. … A revelatory book, besides being an aesthetic enjoyment.
    Printmaking Today

    Anyone interested in printmaking should find much of interest in this excellently produced volume.
    Geoffrey Beare, Studies in Illustration

    The format allows us to see enlarged details of works by a range of artists, underlining how everyone from Gainsborough to Grayson Perry has dabbled in money-spinning editions.
    Artists and Illustrators magazine

    While the book is primarily aimed at the beginner in the field, anyone interested in printmaking should find much of interest in this excellently produced volume.
    Studies in Illustration journal

    Images are the core of this book and the images are riveting…. visually engaging, tidily informative, and fun to dip in and out of.
    Art in Print

    Master Prints Close-Up

    SKU: cmc26791

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    Is a work of art still a work of art if it exists in several hundred identical examples? This illuminating introduction to masterpieces of printmaking reveals why prints can be considered to be every bit as original as any other visual art form.

    Offering a fresh look at printmaking, this book is full of rich illustrations. By magnifying details in the prints, it explores the subtle differences in texture, shading, line, tone and colour that an artist can achieve through this money-spinning art form.

    The book discusses forty-five individual prints, highlighting the genius of major historical and contemporary printmakers such as Dürer, Rembrandt, Goya, Cézanne, Edward Hopper and Chuck Close. Particularly attractive to collectors, enthusiasts, and practising printmakers, this title also includes a glossary of printmaking techniques, together with indicators for recognizing them.

    The author, Paul Goldman, is an Associate Fellow at the Institute of English Studies, University of London, and a former curator of prints and drawings at the British Museum. His other books include Victorian Illustrated Books and Looking at Prints, Drawings and Watercolours.


    Product code: cmc26791
    Author: Paul Goldman
    ISBN: 9780714126791
    Format: Paperback with flap
    Number of pages: 112 pages
    Size: 225mm x 225mm
    llustrations: 100 colour
    Weight: 0.56kg
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