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Block Party: California in Relief, prints merge art, history, politics

Block Party: California in Relief, prints merge art, history, politics

By DeWitt Cheng Relief printing is simple —everyone knows the potato print— but woodblock prints and moveable type made modern science and the modern world possible. Prints, pamphlets and broadsides, easily reproduced and disseminated, were the blogs of the pre-industrial era. This exhibition of approximately a hundred relief prints follows the development of modernist styles in California over the past century. Curated by Art Hazelwood (who assembled the concurrent From

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New Gallery Space for Kala

New Gallery Space for Kala

by Sylvia Solochek Walters On August 2, the Kala Art Institute hosted a tribute to legendary East Bay artist and teacher, Karl Kasten, in its new expanded gallery space. The program drew an overflow crowd of Kasten’s friends, fans, ex-students, colleagues and loved ones. It was exactly the kind of public event the Kala Board envisioned when in Spring 2007, (and with great trepidation) we gave the go-ahead to the

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June Wayne: An Update

June Wayne: An Update

by Roberta Loach “Zinc Mon Amour”, June Wayne, digital graphic print, scanned by David Coons and printed by Jack Duganne, 12”x12”, 200 Among our national treasures is June Wayne. She is a lady of many accomplishments. She may be best known for her founding of the Tamarind Institute of Printmaking in Los Angeles, Ca. in 1960 which gave the printmaking world all over the U.S. a much needed shot in

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Dan Welden In Conversation

Dan Welden In Conversation

An interview with Dan Welden, lithographer and solarplate enthusiast.

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