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New Grounds Print Workshop and Gallery

Exhibition Detail
Photography/Gravure - A Comparison
Curated by: Regina Held
3812 Central Ave. SE Ste. 100B
Albuquerque, NM 87108


July 1st, 2011 - July 30th, 2011
Opening: 
July 1st, 2011 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
Les Marche de Hommes, Diane AlireDiane Alire, Les Marche de Hommes,
2009, color photography, 10 x 14"
Parisian Beachwear, Diane AlireDiane Alire, Parisian Beachwear,
2009, Gravure, 6.5 x 9.75"
Paradise Found at the Ends of the Earth, Jorge TristaniJorge Tristani,
Paradise Found at the Ends of the Earth,
2010 , Photography, 6.5 x 10"
Paradise Found at the Ends of the Earth II, Jorge TristaniJorge Tristani,
Paradise Found at the Ends of the Earth II,
2010, Gravure, 6.5 x 9"
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> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.newgroundsgallery.com
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Albuquerque
EMAIL:  
director@newgroundsprintshop.com
PHONE:  
505-268-8952
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Wednesday - Sunday 10 AM - 6 PM, Tuesday 10 AM – 4 PM, closed Mondays
TAGS:  
gravure photography, printmaking
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free
> DESCRIPTION

Four different artists, Diane Alire, Karl Koenig, Rob Thalmann, and Jorge Tristani, each show two sets of images both as photographs and photogravures. Early photography was a combination of etching techniques and the photographic image. Out of it emerged the two disciplines of gelatin silver photography and photogravure (and a wide range of non-silver processes which we cannot cover in this exhibition).  While photography became practiced widely, gravure gradually fell by the wayside until it was revived in the early nineties with the discovery of polymer films. The juxtaposition of these techniques demonstrates the different sensibilities and transformations that can be achieved when a photograph becomes a gravure.

 

Exhibition dates: July 1 - 30

(Early Bird Preview: June 28 – July 1.

 

First Friday Artscrawl Reception: July 1, 5 – 8:00 PM.

 

Demonstration during the reception: There will be a gravure demonstration by Diane Alire from 6:30 – 7 PM.


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