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- DescriptionChris Orr MBE RA is one of Britain's foremost printmakers. In this definitive book he and Robert Hewison explore his remarkable printmaking career, from his early experiments as a student in the 1960s, when he first discovered how etching could enhance his drawing, to his later invations in lithography, silkscreen and digital printing, and his ingenious use of long-forgotten processes. Hewison also considers the significant contribution that Orr has made to printmaking as a teacher, first at Cardiff College of Art and then in London at Central St Martins and the Royal College of Art, where he was Professor of Printmaking from 1998 to 2008. Illustrated with over 150 of Orr's theatrical, witty and wilfully allusive prints, this book looks for the first time in depth at the gloriously original output of a ceaseless inventor. The book will also be published in a limited edition containing a specially made print signed by the artist.
- Author BiographyRobert Hewison is a critic and cultural historian who has published widely on British art and culture of the 19th and 20th centuries. Chris Orr was elected a Royal Academician in 1995. He lives and works in London. Michael Palin is an actor, broadcaster, and writer, most famous as a member of the comedy group Monty Python and for his travel documentaries.
- Author(s)Chris Orr,Robert Hewison
- PublisherRoyal Academy of Arts
- Date of Publication20/05/2013
- SubjectIndividual Artists / Art Monographs
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintRoyal Academy of Arts
- Content Note175 colour illustrations
- Weight1610 g
- Width270 mm
- Height260 mm
- Spine25 mm
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