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Linocuts

“Linocuts lend themselves to blocky, sharp-edged images. The surface comprises thick layers of color. The artist draws the image and recuts the linoleum block for each color; a master printer transfers each color of the image to paper on a press. When a linocut edition is complete, very little of the linoleum block remains. The linoleum block begins to break down and crack after printing about 100 images.”
—Margaret Brown, Southwest Art1

1. Brown, Margaret L. “Looking at Prints.” Southwest Art June 1986: 44. Print.