The Studio in 2007

This year burnishing is again on the menu, so to speak. An elderly lady, a former art and biology teacher gets in touch. While studying in the early post-war years, she made a number of wood etchings, and, due to the lack of paper, she could only print the copies for handing in to her supervisor, never having printed any …

On Strawboard and Spiderglassine

Paper is an ever so versatile material. Basically it is made from plant fibre. In Europe we can use linen, hemp, stinging nettles and cellulose from wood chips. Even asparagus peel and straw can be made into paper. Elsewhere on this planet other plants will be chosen. The underlying principle is the same: while taken from the mould the fibres …

Gallery-in-Barn 1 + 2 July

As part of Culture Weeks 2023 on LandArt-Rout 5 the gallery will be open on 1 and 2 July in the bespsoke old barn at the studio. Also: visitors will be given the opportunity to pull their own print on the old 1952-printing press. A number of new work is being presented: The labels for homemade delicacies: I still have …

Printmaker‘s Day 15 March 2023

Welcome to Printmaker‘s Day at The Fork and Broom Press! This year Printmaker‘s Day at The Fork and Broom Press will come in two parts: Part 1 introduces new work and new themes online on this webspace – here&now. Part 2 comes as an exhibition in our bespoke gallery-in-barn just next to the studio in Oppenwehe on 1 + 2 …

Kriegslied (Song of War)

BroadsheetText: poem „Kriegslied“Author: Matthias Claudius (1740-1815)Illustration: lino etching painted over with earthen pigmentsArtist: Annette C. DisslinMetal type: Semper-AntiquaPaper: deckled edge paperSize: 26x64cmYear: 2008Edition: 22 one-offs “It is war! It is war!And I wish forit please be not my fault.” More art work of similar context: Graf Mirabeau – On religious tolerance (2003) – artist‘s book – sold outDid you like …