The Art of the Print: Masterpieces, History, Techniques
Explores the development of the graphic arts from the earliest examples of true prints made in the Far East over a millennium ago to the latest experiments with new materials that have allowed the print to assume surprising three-dimensional forms.
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Antecedents of the Print
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