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Clements, Mike

A contemporary Grand Tour : book 11, Santorini.

[Herefordshire, England] : Mike Clements, [2013]
Physical Description:
[9] cards : color illustrations ; 11 x 19 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.3.C54 C68 2013
Yale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art Fund
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Copyright Status:
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"Eight original, limited edition prints, each postcard was hand-made using a different printmaking technique ... woodcut, screenprint, collagraph, solar plate, drypoint, pochoir, lino, and Japanese woodblock."--Title card.
Place of publication and imprint date taken from address and postage stamp information on verso of postcard.
Limited edition of 25 copies.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 4 of 25, initialed by the artist.
"One of a series of artist's books comprising facsimile copies of 21st century postcards sent from places that 18th-19th century travelers might have visited on their 'Grand Tour.' This edition charts a journey round the Greek Aegean island of Santorini through original, hand-made prints inspired by images on Attic pottery, recovered by archaeologists from ancient Thira, dating from the 7th-5th centuries BC."--Back flap of original envelope.
Subject Terms:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Clements, Mike -- Autograph.
Grand tours (Education)
Thera Island (Greece)
Artists' books -- 2013.
Woodcuts -- 2013.
Etchings -- 2013.
Linocuts -- 2013.
Wood engravings -- 2013.
Solar plate.
Pochoir -- 2013.
Collographs (prints) -- 2013.

  • Oia central square
  • Fira post office
  • Emborio
  • Pyrgos
  • Manolas, Thirassis Island
  • Karterados
  • Exo Gonia
  • Akrotiri.

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