Of Vikings and Beasts by Adrienne Cullom

Of Vikings and Beasts by Adrienne Cullom

Of Vikings and Beasts

Adrienne Cullom

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Title

Of Vikings and Beasts

 
Artist

Adrienne Cullom

  1938 - PRESENT (biography)
Year
1973  
Technique
engraving 
Image Size
17 7/8 x 17 3/4" platemark 
Signature
pencil, lower right in margin 
Edition Size
18 of 25  
Annotations
pencil titled and dated after the signature 
Reference
 
Paper
ivory Arches wove 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
23477 
Price
$950.00 
Description
According to Cullom, Of Vikings and Beasts is pure engraving; she only used engraving tools and #7 was her favorite tool. Each plate would take a couple of years to complete as she could only work in her studio once the children were in bed. The rich lushness of the black ink is a result of the artist using French Charbonnel black ink and handwiping the plate before printing it on her press. Adrienne Cullom, printmaker, painter, and fiber artist, was born in Memphis, Tennessee on May 27, 1938. She studied at the Atlanta Art Institute in Georgia from 1956 to 1959 and, following her graduation, she traveled to Austria where she attended Vienna's Akademie fur Angewandt Kunst for one year. Receiving a scholarship from the French Government, she went to Paris, where she studied at Stanley William Hayter's Atelier 17 from 1961 to 1962. Cullom met fellow printmaker Sergio Gonzales-Tornero at Atelier 17 and he followed her to Atlanta. They married, moved to a small railroad-flat apartment in Greenwich Village in New York, and raised a family. In New York, they continued their pursuit of printmaking by working at Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop in lower Manhattan. In 1968, they moved into a house in Mahopac, New York, acquired from Sergio‚Äôs publisher in exchange for prints, and set up their print shop. 
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