Two decades of printmaking

Print Council Aotearoa New Zealand

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A gorgeous celebration of contemporary printmaking

A superb showcase of some of the best examples of contemporary fine art printmaking in Aotearoa New Zealand today. With 166 works by 151 artists, Proof covers a huge breadth of printmaking processes and display the incredible diversity of this artform, from the more traditional woodcuts and etchings to those pushing the boundaries of print. With a foreword by Susanna Shadbolt, Director of Aratoi, Masterton, brief essays on the history of PCANZ, including significant exhibitions, and a glossary of printmaking terms and techniques this book is a valuable resource for art students and teachers.

This first survey of fine art printmaking in Aotearoa to be published in nearly 50 years is a visual feast for designers, graphic artists, book binders, artists and art lovers.

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  • CATEGORY: Art, design and architecture
  • ISBN: 9781991016133
  • PUBLISHER: Massey University Press
  • IMPRINT: Massey University Press
  • PUBLISHED: 10/11/2022
  • PAGE EXTENT: 212
  • FORMAT: Hard cover
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Print Council Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) is a member-run, national organisation that has been promoting contemporary fine art printmaking for over 20 years.