The sophistication of the photographic process has had two dramatic results--freeing the artist from the confines of journalistic reproductions and ...Show synopsisThe sophistication of the photographic process has had two dramatic results--freeing the artist from the confines of journalistic reproductions and freeing the scientist from the unavoidable imprecision of the artist's prints. So released, both have prospered and produced their impressive nineteenth- and twentieth-century outputs.It is this premise that William M. Ivins, Jr., elaborates in Prints and Visual Communication, a history of printmaking from the crudest wood block, through engraving and lithography, to Talbot's discovery of the negative-positive photographic process and its far reaching consequences.Hide synopsis
Description:NF. A history of the printmaking process--from wood blocks...NF. A history of the printmaking process--from wood blocks through engraving, lithography, and photography--and how it has freed the artist from journalistic reproduction and freed the scientist from the imprecision of artists' reproductions. Off-white illus. wraps;
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