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Re: Keith's gum prints on wood panels

I plan to coat mines (on aluminum - and plywood later) with non-yellowing
polyurethane. That is good protection *with the expense of loosing the
differentiated shine of gum*. Haven't firmly decided yet, but I just hate
the idea of exhibiting (and selling) the prints without some good

3 Mart 2009, Salı, 7:19 pm tarihinde, Diana Bloomfield yazmış:
> I have to agree with Katharine here.  These are really intriguing and
> so beautiful, Keith-- and, as someone else mentioned a while back, I
> also like and prefer the sort of crackling, somewhat aged, look when
> printed on the wood.  Agree, too, about the exhibition plus -- no
> need for matting, glazing, or framing, if you don't want that.
> Really nice work and subject matter.
> Diana
> On Mar 3, 2009, at 11:53 AM, Katharine Thayer wrote:
>> I've just switched computers and can't refer back to that thread
>> since it's on another computer, but I followed that thread with
>> interest and wanted to comment again on how much I like this work.
>> I think I like these on wood even better than the previous group on
>> masa.  I love how the color and monochrome pieces work together and
>> create a body of work that's coherent and integrated but at the
>> same time varied enough to remain interesting and engaging
>> throughout.  Excellent work.
>> I don't know if you have shown these, but one of the advantages of
>> this way of working would seem to me that they could be hung
>> without matting or framing.  Are you planning to present it that way?
>> Katharine