Philip Taaffe: Works on Paper & Illustrated Books, 1982–2012

Exhibition Dates: August 1–30, 2015

Paper, printing, and bookmaking have been essential and enduring elements of Philip Taaffe’s work since the beginning. Taaffe’s career began with a series of Constructivist-like paper tape collages in black and white, inspired by William Burroughs’ cut-ups. His earliest paintings were entirely paper collages, mounted on stretchers reinforced with chicken wire. Since the mid 1980s he has collaged paper on canvas, and has utilized a variety of printing techniques including silkscreen, linocut, woodblocks, and various tyes of handmade relief prints. All the while the stages of Taaffe’s work...

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Philip Taaffe

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