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Propagating Eden: Uses and Techniques of Nature Printing in Botany and Art

Wave Hill
675 West 252nd Street, 718-549-3200
April 3 - July 25, 2010
Reception: Sunday, April 11, 1 - 4 PM
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Propagating Eden: Uses and Techniques of Nature Printing in Botany and Art was originated by the International Print Center New York (IPCNY). Curated by Pari Stave and Matthew Zucker, Propagating Eden features books and prints from the mid-18th century to the present, and includes important scientific botanical treatises illustrated with nature-printed specimens, as well as works by 20th-century and contemporary artists who have mined the potential of natural forms.

Artists: Anna Atkins, Alois Auer, Miroslav Balka, Brandon Ballengée, Augustin Balleydier, William Henry Bradbury, Susan Derges, Max Ernst, Constantin von Ettingshausen and Alios Pokorny, Benjamin Franklin, Adam Fuss, Ana Golici, Valerie Hammond, Francis George Heath, Johann Julius Hecker, Bertha Jaques, Johann Hieronymous Kniphof, Richard Long, Adam Lowe, Christiano Gottlieb Ludwig, Marisol, Andre Masson, Michele Oka Doner, Gabriel Orozco, J.E. Parritt, Giuseppe Penone, Carlo and Agostino Perrini, Dan Peyton, Man Ray, Ed Ruscha, Joseph Scheer, Henry Smith, Kiki Smith, William Henry Fox Talbot, Kate Temple.

Weekly exhibition tours: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12PM, Saturdays at 2PM Panel Discussion: Sunday, May 23 at 2PM
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