Printing the Machine in the 21st Century: Printmakers from the Los Angeles Printmaking Society
作者: Kirstin L. Ellsworth
刊名: The International Journal of the Humanities: Annual Review, 2015, Vol.12 (1), pp.1-10
来源数据库: Common Ground Research Networks
DOI: 10.18848/1447-9508/CGP/v12/43951
关键词: PrintmakingVisual ArtsTechnologyMachineGardenLos Angeles Printmaking SocietyCultural StudiesNature
原始语种摘要: Printmakers have embraced the machine or mechanized, reproducible processes of creation in varying forms from ancient to contemporary times. Because they often work with the press and the matrix, printmakers have an ability to communicate widely their visions through multiples. In the 21st century how do printmakers address the subject of the machine in contemporary culture by way of printmaking’s nuanced means of production that involve the mechanical and the handmade? Analysis of the work of select artists from the Los Angeles Printmaking Society focused on the theme of the machine reveals that the visual story of the machine in the garden is a delicate balance of moods ranging from ambivalence to nostalgia. Moreover, when machines and machine technology are examined through analysis of...
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  • machine 机器
  • varying 变化的
  • visual 可见
  • apply 应用
  • ambivalence 矛盾心理
  • select 选择
  • balance 平衡
  • contemporary 流行
  • humanistic 人本主义
  • inquiry 质问