Atelier Lacourière et Frélaut

Printmaking

Printmaking

11, rue Foyatier

Atelier Lacourière et Frélaut at 11, rue Foyatier

In conjunction with the exhibitions of my previous post, Munch in Tacoma, and the Graphic Masters at the Seattle Art Museum, I thought it would be interesting to provide you links to some of my writings and earlier posts about printmaking, especially in Paris.

The image above was shot from the Funiculaire de Montmartre and shows the exterior of  Atelier Lacourière et Frélaut where Picasso made many of his important etchings.

Printmaking in Paris – Atelier Lacourière et Frélaut

Atelier Lacourière et Frélaut, Paris – Metro and Primary X²

Du Regard à la Vision

 

 

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Printmaking in Paris – Atelier Lacourière et Frélaut

Printmaking in Paris – Atelier Lacourière et Frélaut

Serge at the press - Atelier Lacourière et Frélaut

Serge at the press – Atelier Lacourière et Frélaut

Parisians and most visitors know that Paris is a city for walking.  In addition to the must-see monuments, churches, and museums, whether on the narrow streets or along the broad avenues and boulevards, there are always discoveries to be found. Sometimes, as we wind our way through these rues and avenues, we are passing by interesting things that often go unnoticed, not knowing what we’ve just missed. Other times it’s as if a discovery was meant to be. It’s always a treat to see a placard on a building telling us Continue reading →

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Du Regard à la Vision, a limited edition livre de luxe with five aquatints and poem, The Panther, by Rainer Maria Rilke

Du Regard à la Vision, a limited edition livre de luxe with five aquatints and poem, The Panther, by Rainer Maria Rilke

Du Regard a la Vision- Case

Du Regard à la Vision, a limited edition livre de luxe with five aquatints and poem, The Panther, by Rainer Maria Rilke.  Publisher: Éditions Lacourière Frélaut, Paris, France, 1994. Dimensions: case- 10 5/8” x 8 ½” x 1 1/8,” images- 10” x 8”

When Denise Frélaut-Fischerman and Luc Guerin took leadership of publications and editions at Lacourière Frélaut, their first project was to invite four artists, including myself, to create a set of livre de luxe.  The other three artists invited to participate in this first project were ChristianC, Martin Müller-Reinhart, and Françoise Roy.

Rilke’s beautiful poem The Panther was the inspiration Continue reading →

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