Photogravure: photo to paper processes

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In reading Walter Benjamin’s “Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction” I decided to raise the topic of photogravures. Here is the link to an incredible article and resource by The Getty Foundation:

https://www.getty.edu/conservation/publications_resources/pdf_publications/pdf/atlas_photogravure.pdf

PHOTOGRAVURE The Atlas of Analytical Signatures of Photographic Processes The Getty Conservation Institute, © 2013 J. Paul Getty Trust

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this is a piece I did with Mauricio Cortes. It it not a rotogravure but a copper plate photogravure (b/w print) made from 35mm color photograph. We also designed the angle-iron frames.

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