Friday, September 17, 2010

Midwest Modern: The Color Woodcuts of Mabel Hewit

The Cleveland Museum of Art has organized an
 exhibition that focuses on little-known Cleveland artist, Mabel Hewit.

  Midwest Modern: The Color Woodcuts of Mabel Hewit 
features 76 works from the museum’s collection supplemented
 with loans from Mr. and Mrs. William Jurey, 
relatives of the artist, and a New York private collection.
 This show will inaugurate the opening of the museum’s 
new prints and drawings galleries on June 26, 2010.

The exhibition ends October 24, 2010
More info can be found here

In this video, artist Ruth Hogan
demonstrates the technique of 
white line woodcuts used
by Mabel Hewit.

1 comment:

ken swinson said...

interesting. i have never heard of this technique. i'd like to try this sometime.