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What happens in a monotype workshop?

May 5, 2011

A little magic.

Last Thursday evening the museum hosted a David Smith and Philip Guston-inspired monotype workshop with Lee Newman from the Holton Arms School and Jake Muirhead from Pyramid Atlantic. It began in the galleries and ended with the a printmaking session in the art workshop.

Lee Newman in front of Guston’s Garden--Roma. Photo: Amanda Jiron-Murphy. Philip Guston. Garden--Roma, 1971. Oil on paper mounted on canvas. 19 5/8 x 27 5/8 inches. Private collection, Woodstock, NY © Estate of Philip Guston; image courtesy McKee Gallery, New York, NY

Lee and Jake run a plate through the printing press. Photo: Amanda Jiron-Murphy

Participants hard at work painting their plates. Photo: Amanda Jiron-Murphy

Running plates through the press. Photo: Evelyn Gardett

Jake displays a finished monotype. Photo: Amanda Jiron-Murphy

Masterpieces! Photo: Amanda Jiron-Murphy

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