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Author: Bryan Nash Gill
Publisher: New York : Princeton Architectural Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Creating large-scale relief prints from cross sections of trees, Gill reveals the sublime power locked inside their arboreal rings, pattersn not only of great beauty but also a year-by-year record of the lives of these fallen or damaged logs. The artist rescues the wood from the property surrounding his studio and neighboring land, extracts and prepares blocks of various species - including ash, maple, oak, spruce,  Read more...
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Named Person: Bryan Nash Gill; Bryan Nash Gill; Bryan Nash Gill
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Nash Gill
ISBN: 9781616890483 1616890487
OCLC Number: 749869832
Description: 120 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prints. Trees --
Lumber --
Burls and more --
Interview.
Responsibility: Bryan Nash Gill ; foreword by Verlyn Klinkenborg.

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"Creating large-scale relief prints from cross sections of trees, Gill reveals the sublime power locked inside their arboreal rings, pattersn not only of great beauty but also a year-by-year record of the lives of these fallen or damaged logs. The artist rescues the wood from the property surrounding his studio and neighboring land, extracts and prepares blocks of various species - including ash, maple, oak, spruce, and willow - and then prints them by carefuly following and pressing the contours of the rings until the intricate designs transfer from tree to paper. ..."--Back cover.

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