Milkweed

Listing No: 6764

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Flatbed Center for Contemporary Printmaking

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Flatbed Center for Contemporary Printmaking

3701 Drossett Drive, Ste 190

Austin, TX 78744

512-477-9328
katherine@flatbedpress.com

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Artwork Info

FAE Listing No:
6764
Artist:
Mary Vernon (1942-)
Title:
Milkweed
Date of Work:
1994
Signature:
Yes under lower right edge of image
Where Produced:
Flatbed Press
Presentation:
Unframed

Artwork Medium

Type:
Fine Print
Sub Type:
Intaglio
Medium:
Soft Ground Etching
Support:
on Paper
Medium Notes:
Four plate color etching using four plates. Vernon used soft ground and aquatint variations including white ground, spit bite, and sugar lift on most of the plates.

Edition

Edition Size:
20
Number Available:
1
Edition Notes:
20 in numbered edition plus artist proofs and Flatbed impressions. Flatbed "chop" embossed at lower right corner of paper.

Artwork Size & Weight

Primary:
17.75 x 17.75 in. (Paper Size)
Outer Dimensions:

Artwork Condition

Condition:
Pristine

Artwork Provenance

Collection:
Flatbed Press
Provenance:
Flatbed Press

About this Piece

Vernon collaborated with the printers at Flatbed Press in 1995 to create four etchings. "Milkweed" was the most ambitious of the four and brought together Vernon's painterly marks with her drawing and the etching of actual leaf shapes. Titled "Milkweed" for the plant she etched using soft ground, Vernon created a tondo design within a square using four plates, one for each color: black, yellow, blue-green, and red.

About the Artist

In 2017, Dallas-based artist Mary Vernon finished her 50th year at SMU where she taught studio art, color theory and art history. Her work has been exhibited in museums and galleries both nationally and abroad, but her impact on the Dallas art community is one so great, we may never know the extent of its reach. Of her work, Vernon has said, "A part of my work has always been organization and analysis. Structures suggested themselves from the placement of objects in rooms, from works of art, and from the tangles of landscape. Underlying any image is a geometric structure. And another part of my work has been that of seeking the ideas, intents, desires, wit, and experience of a place - the genius loci. I have tried to show how the vegetative landscape regards itself. If form, for a poet, can be both structure and essence, it can be so for a painter."

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