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Metal, Acid, Line

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Event
Date

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Time

10:00 am

Location

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center Project Gallery

Through April 12, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm; Thursday 10:00am-9:00pm; Sunday 1:00pm-5:00pm

Spanning time and geography, this focused exhibition features more than a dozen prints from the permanent collection chosen for their common medium: etching. Etching, a printmaking process in which artists create images on metal plates with the aid of chemical action--traditionally, acid--began being used by artists around 1500 and continues in use today. This selection, co-curated with Christina Tenaglia, Art Department, Vassar College, was made in conjunction with Art 209, a studio course that teaches the fundamentals of intaglio printmaking including the techniques of etching and drypoint as well as aquatint, engraving, embossing, and stippling.
In the Focus Gallery

Contact
Francine Brown

Department
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center