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Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Woodcut show opens at Institute Library in New Haven Sat., Jan. 11

The Institute Library
847 Chapel St., New Haven, (203) 562-5045
In Relief: A Small History of the Woodcut
Jan. 11¬—Feb. 8, 2014.
Reception: Sat., Jan. 11, Noon—2 p.m.

Press release from Stephen Vincent Kobasa

In Relief is curated by master printer James Reed from his own collection. The show of woodcut prints will be on view from Jan. 11 through Feb. 8 at the Institute Library. There will be an opening reception on Sat., Jan. 8, from noon—2 p.m.

Emil Orlik: "Die Naherin"

According to printmaker Fritz Eichenberg (1901-90), "The woodcut deserves the most honored place in the history of the print, since it is the most ancient, the most direct and—by virtue of its great simplicity—easily the most democratic medium of graphic multiplication and artistic expression."

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