Left: Wayne Thiebaud, Tide Figures, 2006. Color drypoint and hard-ground etching on gampi paper chine collé. Printed by Dena Schuckit; published by Crown Point Press, San Francisco. Crown Point Press Archive, gift of Crown Point Press. Art © Wayne Thiebaud/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. Right: Robert Bechtle, Three Houses on Pennsylvania Avenue, 2011. Color soft-ground etching and aquatint. Printed by Ianne Kjorlie; published by Crown Point Press, San Francisco. Courtesy of Crown Point Press
This lecture provides an overview of contemporary artists who have worked with Kathan Brown at San Francisco’s Crown Point Press, which has played an important role in the American print renaissance that began the end of the 20th century.