Vija Celmins. Amérique. 2009-10

Vija Celmins Amérique 2009-10

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Amérique is a re-creation of a nineteenth-century Belgian map Celmins found in a shop. The artist used five printing plates, plus hand additions, to create the marked and stained facsimile, and she designed the antique-style frame.

Gallery label from New to the Print Collection: Matisse to Bourgeois, June 13, 2012–January 7, 2013.
Multiple of aquatint with engraving, etching, and drypoint, with pencil additions in artist's frame
overall (with frame): 25 5/16 x 18 15/16 x 7/8" (64.3 x 48.1 x 2.2 cm)
Vija Celmins, New York, Simmelink/Sukimoto Editions, Olympia, WA
Simmelink/Sukimoto Editions, Olympia, WA
Committee on Prints and Illustrated Books Fund
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© 2020 Vija Celmins
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