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Re: Keith's gum prints on wood panels

Actually, I do just that!  So at least if the plaster falls off, it
might actually be held together with the polyurethane. But I don't
like sacrificing that flat matte fresco look.

2009/3/3 Loris Medici <mail@loris.medici.name>:
> 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
> protection...
> 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