Docent Lecture: Crown Point Press at 50, Peggy Gordon

Thiebaud, Tide Figures, 2006; Bechtle, Three Houses on Pennsylvania Avenue, 2011

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


 

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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.

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Lecture is free to the public. Museum admission is not required.

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Cynthia Inaba