Posts Tagged ‘Joan Snyder’

The Unique Print

Sunday, December 9th, 1990

In mono­type, there is no fixed image on the printing surface. The artist paints or draws on a printing plate, makes changes, and prints again; the final proof is an accu­mu­la­tion of all the changes that have been made. Pale, faded images of past impres­sions often cling to mono­types like shadows; they are called “ghosts.”

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Work on Paper

Sunday, February 1st, 1981

Each rectangle is like a picture of a picture, moving through a series of trans­for­ma­tions. The tremu­lous draw­ings are like jottings, hiero­glyphics, messages in bottles, unread­able post­cards, ideas coming into being, the first appear­ances of the not-yet-visible, the impal­pable images taking form before our eyes.

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