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The printed picture

Benson, Richard, 1943-2017

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  • Creator Richard Benson
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication New York : Museum of Modern Art : Distributed in the United States and Canada by D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, [2008] ©2008
  • Physical Details
    • 338 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
  • ISBNs 9780870707216, 0870707213
  • OCLC ocn216939337


  • "To accompany the publication of this book, an exhibition, also titled The printed picture, is presented in The Edward Steichen Photography Galleries of The Museum of Modern Art, October 2008 through spring 2009"--T.p. verso.
  • Includes index.


  • Relief printing : woodcut, metal type, and wood engraving -- Intaglio and planographic printing : engraving, etching, mezzotint, and lithography -- Color printing : hand coloring and multiple-impression color -- Bits and pieces : modern art prints, oddities, and photographic precursors -- Early photography in silver : daguerreotypes, early silver paper processes and tintypes -- Non-silver processes : carbon, blueprint, platinum, and a couple of others -- Modern photography : developing-out gelatin silver printing -- Color notes : primary colors and neutrality -- Color photography : separation-based processes and chromogenic prints -- Photography in ink : relief and intaglio printing : the letterpress halftone and gravure printing -- Photography in ink : planographic printing : collotype and photo offiet lithography -- Digital processes : binary issues, inkjet, dye sublimation, and digital C-prints -- Where do we go from here? : some questions about the future
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