Jim Dine: A History of Communism

Jim Dine: A History of Communism

By: Jim Dine (author)Paperback

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This history came about because my friends, Sarah Dudley and Ulie Kuhle, litho printers in Berlin, were given about 100 litho stones from a former Socialist art academy in what was the D.D.R. The stones all had images on them drawn by forty years of students under the oppressive regime. I asked them to reactivate the stones and print them on Zerkall Paper 450 g/m^2. Most images I chose of the 100 were able to have life breathed into them. We had finally forty-five images. They editioned the lithographs and then sent them to us in Walla Walla, Washington. I drew and ground and bit copper plates to go over them. I wanted a black view of the image and a sense of Berlin in the East as I knew it when the horrible wall was still up. The etchers who came to work with me every summer over two and a half years have coaxed the exact mood I wanted out of the plates.

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  • publication date: 06/10/2014
  • ISBN13: 9783869307916
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 64
  • ID: 9783869307916
  • weight: 190
  • ISBN10: 3869307919

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