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Description for Noir Hardback. A transfixing account of some of the most spectacular works of art on paper ever created. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: 3JH; ACV; AGC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 250 x 150 x 15. Weight in Grams: 666.
Due to the technological advances of the nineteenth century, an abundance of black drawing media exploded onto the market. Charcoal, conte crayon, and fabricated black chalks and crayons; fixatives; various papers; and many lifting devices gave rise to an unprecedented amount of experimentation. Indeed, innovation became the rule, as artists developed their own unique-and often experimental-processes. The exploration of black media in drawing is inextricably bound up with the exploration of black in prints, and this volume presents an integrated study that rises above specialization in one over the other. This richly illustrated catalogue brings together such diverse artists as ... Read more

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About Lee Hendrix
Lee Hendrix is senior curator of drawings at the J. Paul Getty Museum, where Nancy Yocco is senior paper conservator and where Laurel Garber and Michelle Sullivan were both graduate interns. Cynthia Burlingham is deputy director at the Hammer Museum. Timothy David Mayhew is an artist and scientist at the Atelier Cedar Ridge in New Mexico.

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