'Parsifal II' showcases the complexity of the sugarlift and spitbite aquatint techniques used on the plates.

For sugarlift aquatint a syrupy solution of sugar or condensed milk is painted onto the metal surface prior to it being coated in a liquid etching ground or ‘stop out’ varnish. When later the plate is …

Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and numbered with pencil
Series
Parsifal Series
Publisher
David Krut Workshop

Deborah Bell is one of South Africa’s most celebrated contemporary artists. She works in a range of media on canvas and paper, produces dry point etchings and large-scale bronzes. Her earlier more political work has given way to broader, deeper investigations. In recent years she has developed an immediately recognizable visual language, her images simple, stark, symbolic – grounded, silent, still, poised.

Selected exhibitions
2021
Lasting InfluencesGoodman Gallery
2020
PINKEverard Read
2017
Uncovering Ancient Memory – 15 Years of Etching by Deborah BellDavid Krut Projects
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Parsifal II, 2014

Drypoint, spitbite and sugarlift aquatint
47 2/5 × 36 in
120.5 × 91.5 cm
Edition of 20
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$5,000 - 7,500
Location
Johannesburg, New York
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'Parsifal II' showcases the complexity of the sugarlift and spitbite aquatint techniques …

Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and numbered with pencil
Series
Parsifal Series
Publisher
David Krut Workshop

Deborah Bell is one of South Africa’s most celebrated contemporary artists. She works in a range of media on canvas and paper, produces dry point etchings and large-scale bronzes. Her earlier more political work has given way to broader, deeper investigations. In recent years she has developed an immediately recognizable visual language, her images simple, stark, symbolic – grounded, silent, still, poised.

Selected exhibitions (3)
Other works from Deborah Bell 'Invocations to the Plate'
Other works by Deborah Bell
Other works from David Krut Projects