L: Wayne Thiebaud, Tide Figures, 2006. Color drypoint with hardground etching printed on gampi paper chine collé. Crown Point Press Archive, gift of Crown Point Press. Art © Wayne Thiebaud/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. R: Robert Bechtle, Three Houses on Pennsylvania Avenue, 2011. Color soft-ground etching with aquatint. Published by Crown Point Press, San Francisco. Collection 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 at the end of the twentieth century and into the twenty-first.