This work is a powerful example of the print medium of carborundum etching, one of the most direct and painterly of all printing methods.

The textural and tonal quality achieved through the use of carborundum means that this etching approaches the qualities seen in Tapies' paintings.


Ediciones Poligrafa, Barcelona; Redfern Gallery.

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