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Catherine Howe

Bouquet (Sunflower, Ultra Blue), 2019

Unique collagraph
44 × 30 1/2 in
111.8 × 77.5 cm
This is a unique work.
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Bloomington
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Manneken Press
Bloomington
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A unique carborundum collagraph printed in colors on Somerset Velvet Soft White paper.

A unique carborundum collagraph printed in colors on Somerset Velvet Soft White paper.

Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and dated on the front; title verso, in pencil.
Publisher
Manneken Press
Image rights
Catherine Howe and Manneken Press
Catherine Howe
American, b. 1960
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Catherine Howe insists that her paintings, which appear to reference 17th-century still life paintings, are not about representation or narrative; rather, she says they are exercises in the evocative power of painting as a material. What appear to be flora, figures, and foods dissolve into abstract flurries of brush marks and fields of commingled colors when observed closely. The painted surfaces vary widely in paint application, with some areas thinly glazed or quickly sketched, and others so thick they appear to be in relief. Howe’s palette is known to be strong and vibrant, though not without eerie contrasts; her technique includes splatters, spills, and the scraping away of paint.

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A unique carborundum collagraph printed in colors on Somerset Velvet Soft White paper.

A unique carborundum collagraph printed in colors on Somerset Velvet Soft White paper.

Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and dated on the front; title verso, in pencil.
Publisher
Manneken Press
Image rights
Catherine Howe and Manneken Press
Catherine Howe
American, b. 1960
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Catherine Howe insists that her paintings, which appear to reference 17th-century still life paintings, are not about representation or narrative; rather, she says they are exercises in the evocative power of painting as a material. What appear to be flora, figures, and foods dissolve into abstract flurries of brush marks and fields of commingled colors when observed closely. The painted surfaces vary widely in paint application, with some areas thinly glazed or quickly sketched, and others so thick they appear to be in relief. Howe’s palette is known to be strong and vibrant, though not without eerie contrasts; her technique includes splatters, spills, and the scraping away of paint.

Catherine Howe

Bouquet (Sunflower, Ultra Blue), 2019

Unique collagraph
44 × 30 1/2 in
111.8 × 77.5 cm
This is a unique work.
Sold
location
Bloomington
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