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The sophistication of the photographic process has had two dramatic results--freeing the artist from the confines of journalistic reproductions and freeing the scientist from the unavoidable imprecision of the artist's prints. So released, both have prospered and produced their impressive nineteenth- and twentieth-century outputs.It is this premise that William M. Ivins, Jr., elaborates in Prints and Visual Communication, a history of printmaking from the crudest wood block, through engraving and lithography, to Talbot's discovery of the negative-positive photographic process and its far reaching consequences.

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The sophistication of the photographic process has had two dramatic results--freeing the artist from the confines of journalistic reproductions and freeing the scientist from the unavoidable imprecision of the artist's prints. So released, both have prospered and produced their impressive nineteenth- and twentieth-century outputs.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780262590020
Publisher:
The MIT Press
Location:
Cambridge
Author:
Ivins, William M.
Author:
William M Ivins, Jr.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Communication
Subject:
Printmaking
Subject:
Prints
Subject:
Fine Arts
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Prints and Visual Communication
Publication Date:
19690715
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 17
Language:
English
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
8.9 x 5.9 x 0.7 in

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"Synopsis" by , The sophistication of the photographic process has had two dramatic results--freeing the artist from the confines of journalistic reproductions and freeing the scientist from the unavoidable imprecision of the artist's prints. So released, both have prospered and produced their impressive nineteenth- and twentieth-century outputs.
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