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Are We Witnessing the End of Fine-Art Printmaking?

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Angels over Granada, etching by Maureen Booth

Wagging Tail, Severed Head
Is unscrupulous competition killing fine-art printmaking? Or has it killed it already, the movement we’re seeing today being just the tail wagging after the head has been severed? Either way, we are seeing the disappearance of the fine-art print as we know it. It’s being accosted on all sides by an insidious digital-copy business which has illicitly co-opted the language of printmaking and made it its own. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Michael Booth

July 8, 2008 at 10:21 am