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Tamarind Techniques for Fine Art Lithography, Limited Edition (with Lithograph by Jim Dine)

Publisher: New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. and the Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2009
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780810972421
Condition: New / New
Item #: 107691



Price is net to all; promotional discounts do not apply. 100% OF SALE PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT TAMARIND INSTITUTE.


First edition, first printing. Limited edition of 100 slipcased copies (this being number 33/100), with an original, untitled lithograph on 8-1/2 x 10-1/2 inch grey Rives BFK paper (image size 8-1/2 x 10 inches), signed and numbered recto in pencil by Jim Dine. The print (Tamarind Number 07-306) was specially produced to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Tamarind Institute. The print was proofed by Tamarind Master Printer Bill Lagattuta and the edition was printed by Tamarind Master Printer Rodney Hamon. The Tamarind and printers' chop marks are blind stamped verso.

Hardcover. Yellow paper-covered boards with title printed in brown on spine, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. The print and book are contained in a black cloth-covered slipcase with Tamarind logo debossed on spine. Text by Marjorie Devon, with Bill Lagattuta and Rodney Hamon. Includes appendices, a glossary, a list for further reading and an index. Designed by Brady McNamara and Kris Tobiassen. 320 pp., profusely illustrated in color and black-and-white. 11-5/8 x 9-7/8 inches.


New. The print, book, dust jacket and slipcase are in flawless, pristine condition.


From the publisher: "Eagerly awaited by artists and fine art printers everywhere, this comprehensive, all-new book created by the director and staff of the Tamarind Institute of Lithography at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, covers all facets of fine art lithography, from setting up a workshop of any size to pulling a successful edition. It offers complete, illustrated step-by-step instructions for all techniques in use today; up-to-date health and safety information; and full-color plates of over forty years' worth of lithographs created at Tamarind. Unrivaled in scope, this extraordinary manual will be an invaluable reference for students of the medium--and a treasured resource in lithography workshops around the world--for years to come. About the authors: Marjorie Devon has served as director of the Tamarind Institute of Lithography at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque since 1985. Bill Lagattuta has served as Tamarind's master printer and workshop manager since 1988. Rodney Hamon has served as Tamarind's education director since 1999."