Ingrid Calame, ‘Drill Press’, 2019, Graphicstudio USF
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Ingrid Calame

Drill Press, 2019

2-run, 2-color soap ground etching with aquatint and drypoint printed chine collé
24 5/16 × 23 11/16 in
61.8 × 60.2 cm
Edition of 20
.
$1,500
Location
Tampa
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Graphicstudio USF
Tampa

Ingrid Calame’s works are boldly-colored, multi-layered abstractions, which bring to mind imaginary …

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Ingrid Calame
American, b. 1965
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Driven by her desire to “know the world,” Ingrid Calame has been tracing the marks on its surface, turning them into intricately patterned paintings, drawings, prints, and murals, for nearly 20 years. As she explains: “the idea was that the whole surface of the world is a potential drawing. I can’t trace the whole world, so I’m tracing a fragment. I’m interested in how impossible it is for us to represent something as huge as the world.” Her tracings have taken her across the globe, to places like Seoul, South Korea, where she transcribed a badly weathered one-way sign. In a meticulous process, Calame and her team trace in situ, then layer the tracings and fill in their marks with colored pencil and pigment, forming abstract patterns that are, in fact, exact representations of the places she records.

Ingrid Calame, ‘Drill Press’, 2019, Graphicstudio USF
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About the work
Graphicstudio USF
Tampa

Ingrid Calame’s works are boldly-colored, multi-layered abstractions, which bring to mind imaginary maps, ghostly human forms, stains, and graffiti. Her work begins with tracings or rubbings from a multitude of sources, which are then combined and retraced before being transformed into drawings, paintings or even pure …

Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Graphicstudio/USF
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Graphicstudio
Ingrid Calame
American, b. 1965
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Driven by her desire to “know the world,” Ingrid Calame has been tracing the marks on its surface, turning them into intricately patterned paintings, drawings, prints, and murals, for nearly 20 years. As she explains: “the idea was that the whole surface of the world is a potential drawing. I can’t trace the whole world, so I’m tracing a fragment. I’m interested in how impossible it is for us to represent something as huge as the world.” Her tracings have taken her across the globe, to places like Seoul, South Korea, where she transcribed a badly weathered one-way sign. In a meticulous process, Calame and her team trace in situ, then layer the tracings and fill in their marks with colored pencil and pigment, forming abstract patterns that are, in fact, exact representations of the places she records.

Ingrid Calame

Drill Press, 2019

2-run, 2-color soap ground etching with aquatint and drypoint printed chine collé
24 5/16 × 23 11/16 in
61.8 × 60.2 cm
Edition of 20
.
$1,500
Location
Tampa
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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