About The Artist:
1973 B.F.A. Syracuse University 1975 M.F.A. Yale University School of Art Exhibitions 1991 Brooke Alexander New York, NY 1991 Kyoto Art Center Hall 1991 Tokyo Art Center Hall Tokyo, Japan 1989 Brooke Alexander New York, NY 1988 The New Generation, The 80's American Painters and Sculptors, Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, NY 1985 Drawing Aquisitions, Whitiney Museum of American Art New York, NY 1985 Aquisitions, Louis Comfort Tiffany...
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About The Medium:
The printing process of using strong acid or mordant to cut into the unprotected parts of a metal surface to create a design in intaglio (incised) in the metal. In traditional pure etching, a metal (usually copper, zinc or steel) plate is covered with a waxy ground which is resistant to acid. The artist then scratches off the ground with a pointed etching needle where they want a line to appear in the finished piece, exposing the bare metal. The plate is then put through a high-pressure printing press together with a sheet of paper (often moistened to soften it). The paper picks up the ink from the etched lines, making a print.