Catherine Howe, ‘Bouquet (sunflower, yellow to blue)’, 2019, Print, Unique collagraph, Manneken Press
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Catherine Howe

Bouquet (sunflower, yellow to blue), 2019

Unique collagraph
44 × 30 1/2 in
111.8 × 77.5 cm
.
$2,800
Location
Bloomington
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
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Manneken Press
Bloomington

A unique collagraph printed in colors on Somerset Velvet Soft White paper. The artist made the made …

Medium
Condition
Pristine
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and dated on the front, lower right margin below the image. Titled on the back.
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Series
Bouquet
Publisher
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, yellow to blue)’, 2019, Print, Unique collagraph, Manneken Press
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Manneken Press
Bloomington

A unique collagraph printed in colors on Somerset Velvet Soft White paper. The artist made the made the image using acrylic gel medium mixed with carborundum grit. For each impression the plate was inked in striated colors and wiped by hand, blending the colors in the process. This print is one of a series of unique …

Medium
Condition
Pristine
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and dated on the front, lower right margin below the image. Titled on the back.
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Series
Bouquet
Publisher
Manneken Press
Catherine Howe
American, b. 1960
Follow

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, yellow to blue), 2019

Unique collagraph
44 × 30 1/2 in
111.8 × 77.5 cm
.
$2,800
Location
Bloomington
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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