FRESCO TABLETS

Mihail

2009, 28x26 in.

THE FRESCO TABLETS MADE OF PLASTER OF PARIS OVER STEEL MESH ORIGINATED DURING THE ARTIST RESIDENCE IN TUNISIA 1965-1971. AT THE BEGINNING THOSE WERE HIS PRINTING PLATES FROM WHICH HE PRINTED ABOUT 30 PRINT EDITIONS WITHOUT THE USE OF A PRESS. LATER ON IN NEW YORK MIHAIL DEVELOPED THEM ON THEIR OWN. THE FRESCO TABLETS HAVE BEEN HIS COMPANIONS FOR THE PAST 45 YEARS TO THE MAKING OF WHICH HE COMES FROM TIME TO TIME.

Crossing the point of no return, 2003. 28x24 in.

2006. 26x22 in.

Sunday morning in rose 1997. 26x18 1/2 in.

Rocketship rising, 1993. 28x24 in.

Dancing with butterflies 1998. 33x28 in.

1990. 27x33 in.

Sacrificial 1998. 33x28 in.

1976

Iʼll move my studio to Venice, 1984, 26x21 in.

Cornelia (printing plate) 1974, 28x24 in.

FROM THE TABLETS CREATED DURING1971-1974, EDITION OF 75+10 ARTIST PROOFS WERE PRINTED BY THE ARTIST IN HIS NEW YORK STUDIO ON JAPANESE HOSHO PAPER.

Cornelia 1974. 24x19 in. print edition of 75 +10AP HOSHO paper

1992. 15x13 in.

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