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New Site for Materials and Techniques of Prints, Met Museum

I want to share with you our new site on the Met's website devoted to the materials and techniques of drawings and prints that went live last week.
I think it looks terrific, if I do say so myself:

When you click through each of the printmaking techniques – woodcut, engraving, etching, silkscreen, and lithography, you will find fun GIFS that lead you through the processes of how each type of print is created.

The prints were produced over the summer by our department’s own Liz Zanis (those are her hands in the pix) at the Leroy Neiman Center for Printmaking at Columbia University and photographed by Paul Lachenauer. Freyda Spira managed the project and all the print curators in our department wrote the texts. Michael Cirigliano in Digital brilliantly managed the production. It was a team effort and we are delighted by how it turned out. It will be of use to teachers, students, and works on paper enthusiasts.

Only the print section is up at this point. We are looking forward to starting work on the drawing section now. Please feel free to share it with friends, colleagues, students, and any works on paper enthusiasts you might know!


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