Lee Bontecou. Fifth Stone, Sixth Stone. 1967–68, published 1968

Lee Bontecou Fifth Stone, Sixth Stone 1967–68, published 1968

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As a sculptor who often worked with metal, Bontecou found etching—which requires scratching into copperplates—an appealing medium. The linear quality of etching mirrors the wire armatures of her sculptures, and the broad granular areas of aquatint echo the textured fabrics she stretched around these wire forms.

Gallery label from Artistic Collaborations: 50 Years at Universal Limited Art Editions, January 17–May 21, 2007.
Tony Towle
Illustrated book with seven etchings with aquatint (including cover)
plate (see child records): dimensions vary; page (each approx.): 20 1/16 x 13 3/16" (51 x 33.5 cm)
Universal Limited Art Editions, West Islip, New York
Universal Limited Art Editions, West Islip, New York
Gift of the Celeste and Armand Bartos Foundation
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© 2021 Lee Bontecou
Illustrated Book
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