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PIERRE BONNARD—A COLORIST THRILLED BY WORLDS LACKING COLOR

A plaza at sunset, and the starlings fill the skies with their inventive motions. The populace discovers a Paris few of us know. Bonnard’s subdued lithograph intends to be savored for a long time. Don’t rush away, or you’ll miss … Continue reading

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MORE UZELAC, MORE MARVELS

Even now, on Sundays, all around Paris, street musicians strive to keep alive the affection and wit of the City’s Belle Epoque and avant garde heyday. They pass around the lyrics of their songs to a loyal following; and, for … Continue reading

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BAD TASTE/SUBLIME LITHOGRAPHY: A SUITE OF ILLUSTRATIONS BY UZELAC

In France, during the art deco era (1910-1939), there was an amazing output of lithographically illustrated books. A great example of this treasure is the grand format (20″ x 15 1/2″)    accompaniment, by Milivoj Uzelac, for a limited edition … Continue reading

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DELUXE PORTFOLIOS

One of the great joys of tending to the graphics of the twentieth century consists in encountering limited edition, lithographic portfolios that concentrate on a sharply focused, visually exciting area of interest. We’ll begin an ongoing tribute to this artistry … Continue reading

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