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Audio Lecture: Curator's Talk: Drawings in Dialogue
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The curator of the exhibition Drawings in Dialogue: Old Master through Modern discusses how this extraordinary collection of richly varied drawings came together, and highlights some of the...
Audio Lecture: Curator's Talk: Drawings in Dialogue
Audio Lecture: Breaking Away: How Rembrandt Became an Original Artist
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In celebration of the 400th birthday anniversary of Rembrandt, art historian Stephanie Dickey describes the young genius's grappling with the art of the past, his irreverent sense of humor, and his...
Audio Lecture: Breaking Away: How Rembrandt Became an Original Artist
Printmaking Technique: Etching Illustration 1
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Etchings are made by spreading a thin layer of wax on a copper plate; the artist then draws the design with a thin needle, which moves easily through the wax to expose the copper surface below. The...
Printmaking Technique: Etching Illustration 1
Printmaking Technique: Etching Illustration 2
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Afterward, ink is applied into the grooves and the surface of the plate is wiped clean, so that the grooves are the only areas still holding ink.
Process image created by Matt Stolle and...
Printmaking Technique: Etching Illustration 2
Printmaking Technique: Etching Illustration 3
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The paper is placed over the plate and run through a strong press that pushes the paper into the grooves to make the impression. Printing was done either by specialty establishments or by artists...
Printmaking Technique: Etching Illustration 3
Printmaking Technique: Lithography Illustration 1
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Unlike etching and woodblock printmaking, in which an artist can theoretically prepare a matrix and print a sheet in a modest studio equipped with a small press, lithography involves complex, arduous...
Printmaking Technique: Lithography Illustration 1
Printmaking Technique: Lithography Illustration 2
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At this point the drawn areas will attract greasy printing ink, while the porous limestone will repel it. Then the artist or printer removes the drawing material so that the stone appears to be—but...
Printmaking Technique: Lithography Illustration 2
Printmaking Technique: Lithography Illustration 3
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Now the stone is ready to be printed. Continually wetted with water, the surface of the stone where the oily drawing was made repels the water and attracts only the greasy ink rolled onto it....
Printmaking Technique: Lithography Illustration 3
Activity: Branch Road, Main Street, Totsuka
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Hiroshige kept a picture diary of his journey between the cities of Tokyo and Kyoto, which was 292 miles in length and took about 12 days to walk. This print represents one of the places he stopped...
Activity: <em>Branch Road, Main Street, Totsuka</em>
Teacher Manual: Faces, Places, & Inner Spaces
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Based on an interactive and educational exhibition on view at the Art Institute of Chicago from 2003–2007; this manual explores the museum's diverse collection through eleven works that relate to the...
Teacher Manual: Faces, Places, &amp; Inner Spaces
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