Wood Engraving: The Art of Wood Engraving and Relief Engraving
Barry MoserPaper: $27.95
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|Paper Publication Date:||04/01/2021|
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|E-book Publication Date:||04/01/2021|
Moser’s small, firmly detailed, strongly textured, and subtly expressive black-and-white portraits demonstrate all that art can grasp and encompass.
Moser is arguably the pre-eminent bookman in the world today, working as an artist, printmaker, and designer.
--University California Library Blog
Barry Moser holds a place among the top tier of the top tier of illustrators. He is one of the foremost living practitioners of wood engraving, an unforgiving medium in which he has developed a style characterized by studied realism and fine attention to detail.
--The Arts Fuse
Moser's engravings are direct and sometimes harrowing.
--San Francisco Chronicle
Barry Moser, one of the?most widely acknowledged printmaking geniuses in the world.
--Catholic Library World
Barry Moser is the foremost wood engraver working in the United States today. A member of the National Academy of Design, he has his work is in numerous collections, including the National Gallery of Art, Metropolitan Museum, Library of Congress, and British Museum. He taught at the Rhode Island School of Design for ten years; was the 1995 Oates Fellow in Humanities at Princeton; and was a distinguished scholar at the University of Louisville in 2001. He currently teaches at Smith College and lives in Western Massachusetts. He has illustrated over two hundred fifty books, including Moby-Dick, The Divine Comedy, and the acclaimed Pennyroyal Caxton Bible. His edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland won the 1983 National Book Award.