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Past/Present: The Artist and His Studio

Today we have a new P/P post, featuring images of artists in their studios. Studios are very important and sacred things to a working artist, and for many printmakers, the studio itself becomes a subject in their work. Richard Avedon said “I always prefer to work in the studio. It isolates people from their environment. They become in a sense… symbolic of themselves.”

Image on Top Left: Eastman Johnson’s Studio, Nantucket. Published in Harper’s New Monthly Magazine. Wood engraving, c. 1870.

Image on Top Right: Studio. (Peter Platt’s printing studio). By Louis Wolchonok. Etching, 1926.

 

 

 

 

Image on Bottom Left: The Studio Artist. By Eric Goldberg. Etching and aquatint, 2003.

Image on Bottom Right: In the Studio. By Richard Pantell. Etching, 2001.

 

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