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Ross Loveday | Zillah Bell Galleries - Norman Ackroyd etchings and prints

Ross Loveday - Zillah Bell Gallery

Ross Loveday | Zillah Bell Galleries - Norman Ackroyd etchings and prints

Paul F. Berdanier (1879-1961) etching, dry point A range of etching is used mainly hatching to create the atmosphere and cross hatching for the gentlemens body .

Paul F. Berdanier (1879-1961) etching, dry point A range of etching is used mainly hatching to create the atmosphere and cross hatching for the gentlemens body .

'"The artist hand" Henry Moore Henry Moore's subject is the aged body. He made these drawings of his own hands when he was eighty-one and suffering from ill-health. 'Hands can convey so much' he said, 'they can beg or refuse, take or give, be open or clenched, show content or anxiety. They can be young or old, beautiful or deformed'.'

‘The Artist’s Hand V’, Henry Moore OM, CH, 1979 | Tate

Artwork page for ‘The Artist’s Hand V’, Henry Moore OM, CH, 1979 Henry Moore's subject is the aged body. He made these drawings of his own hands when he was eighty-one and suffering from ill-health. 'Hands can convey so much' he said, 'they can beg or refuse, take or give, be open or clenched, show content or anxiety. They can be young or old, beautiful or deformed'. Moore saw these prints as belonging to a long tradition of fascination with hands as vehicles of expression: 'Throughout the…

Käthe Kollwitz, (detail) #etching, dry point and soft ground

Three Analogues: Brown & Kollwitz

How do artists express emotions when these feelings are non-visual? In literature, TS Eliot popularised the term “objective correlative” for describing emotions and other intangible feelings in terms of the circumstances supporting them. In the visual arts, the representation of such non-visual experiences can be approached in a similar way. For example, to portray melancholy an artist can allude to the condition by the symbolism of setting, lighting, colour and body language (if a figure is…

James McNeill Whistler  (1834–1903).  La Vielle aux Loques, 1858, Etching and drypoint; printed in black ink on cream Japan paper, 8 1/4 × 5 13/16 in. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

James McNeill Whistler | La Vielle aux Loques | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Frank Auerbach, Lucian Freud Portrait Etching

Frank Auerbach

It's amazing the numbers of painters there are in the world. I was just recently introduced to this artist by a friend of mine, Anna, who is taking what sounds like a very scintillating painting class at the local art college. Frank Auerbach is a German born painter who was sent to England during the early years of WWII to escape the threat of extermination. His parents stayed behind and were killed in a Nazi concentration camp because they were Jewish. After the war Frank stayed in England…