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On the Surface
Art and Technique of Relief Printmaking

Item date(s): 1996

Pippa Skotnes  - (edited by)
Roderick Sauls  - (edited by)
Fritha Langerman  - (edited by)
Thembinkosi Goniwe  - (assisted by)

Pages: 122pp
Size: 275mm, oblong
Inscription: Signed by all participants
Edition: #6/20

Place publication: Cape Town, RSA
Publisher: Katrine Harries Print Cabinet - Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town

Additional notes:
Colophon: "All the prints in this book were hand-printed from the original blocks on Zerkall 100% rag paper in the workshops of the Michaelis School of Fine Art. Each print is signed and numbered by the artist. The test plates were made and printed by Roderick Sauls, assisted by Alfred Goniwe and Fritha Langerman. The text was compiled by Fritha Langerman who also screen-printed title pages and the cover. This compilation is an artwork in the form of a book. The edition consists of 20 original copies numbered 1/20 - 20/20, 4 hors commerce numbered I/IV - IV/IV. Artist's proofs (to a maximum of 8 prints) were printed separately and numbered in Roman numerals. Katrine Harries Print Cabinet in association with the Lucy Lloyd Archive Resource and Exhibition Centre."

Three-quarter brown leather binding with decorated papers.

The nine original test-blocks prints and the ten original relief prints are by the artists listed here.

Exhibition notes:
Samplings: South African Artists' Books

Basement Gallery, WAM

26 March to 6 July 2019

Ref: GB/14218


Featured Artists
 Kevin Atkinson
 Stephen Inggs
 Terry Kurgan
 Thembinkosi Goniwe
 Cecil Skotnes
 Roderick Sauls
 Malcolm Payne
 Fritha Langerman
 Gavin Younge
 Bruce Arnott

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