Printing an Edition: “Nominal Chinati”

Printmaking

The last week I’ve been busy at work at the Bow & Arrow Press using our Charles Brand intaglio press to print an edition for inde | jacobs gallery in Marfa, TX. Some of my prints are listed here. The gallery is preparing to re-open after a long hiatus, and these prints will be available at the “soft opening” the day after Christmas.

The print, called “Nominal Chinati”, is an homage to three pieces, one by Judd and two by Flavin. It’s a shaped-plate relief print cut with a laser into 0.050″ aluminum, and rolled with Daniel Smith relief ink. There will be 45 members in the edition, and perhaps three Artist Proofs and one Press Proof.

Here’s a shot of the inking setup:

InkingthePlate

Here’s a shot of the plate and press:

InkPlatePress

A shot of the early round of prints:

EarlyStack

And the final stack in the drying rack:

StackofPrints

Be sure to contact inde | jacobs gallery for purchasing options.

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