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British, 20th–21st century, male.

Born 1963, in England.

Book artist, printmaker, graphic designer, installation artist, art director, writer, educator. Community art, environmental art.

After a Foundation course at Lanchester Polytechnic, Lanchester (1981–1982), Les Bicknell studied graphic design at the London College of Printing (...

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British, 20th–21st century, male.

Born November 1939, London.

Printer, printmaker, writer, poet, graphic artist. Artists’ books.

The son of a London docker, Ken Campbell was apprenticed in 1956 to a letterpress printer in Stepney Green and studied at the London College of Printing in 1959...

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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 24 February 1958.

Painter (including mixed media), collage artist, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator, poster artist. Stage sets.

Olivier de Cayron is a self-taught painter whose work betrays the influence of Pollock, Dubuffet and, on occasion, Michaux. In 1985, he was one of the co-founders of the ...

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British, 20th century, female.

Born 1974, in Crawley, England.

Book artist, printmaker, graphic arts, public art.

Lucy Harrison received her BFA in graphic arts from the Kent Institute of Art & Design in 1997. She began producing artists’ books and multiples while studying printmaking at the Royal College (...

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American, 20th–21st century, female.

Born 1955, in the USA.

Active in the United Kingdom.

Printmaker, graphic artist, curator, poet, educator. Artists’ books

Susan Johanknecht studied English literature at the University of Vermont and then printmaking at the Central School of Art, London, before undertaking an apprenticeship with Claire Van Vliet at the Janus Press, Vermont. She established the Gefn Press in ...

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American, 20th–21st century, female.

Born 6 September 1965, in Boston.

Active in Bologna, Italy.

Painter, graphic artist, writer. Artists’ books.

Educated at Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, Angela Lorenz studied art and semiotics at Brown University, Providence, graduating in 1987, but she also took courses in book arts at the Rhode Island School of Design. This was followed by a year at the University of Bologna ...

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Belgian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1948, in Etterbeek.

Painter, engraver.

The son of the illustrator Elisabeth Ivanovsky and of the poet René Meurant, Georges Meurant studied at the art academies in Brussels and in Watermael-Boitsfort and later taught engraving and lithography. He produces etchings and aquatint engravings of scenes from daily life, especially the beach, inspired by Pop Art, then turned to Abstraction, banishing all curved shapes in favour of squares and rectangles. He used bright colours and organised his compositions so as to give them rhythm and create harmony....

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American, 20th–21st century, male.

Born 8 June 1921, in St Paul, Minnesota; died 20 June 2012, in New York City.

Painter, muralist, printmaker, illustrator and writer. Portraits, athletic subjects, landscapes, genre scenes and interiors

LeRoy Neiman was born and raised in a working-class neighborhood of St Paul, earning pocket money by painting grocery store windows. He served as a cook in the US Army during World War II. After the war, he settled in Chicago, studying (...

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German, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 17 June 1951, in Waldenburg (Württemberg).

Painter, engraver, graphic designer, illustrator.

From 1978, Paul E. Pfisterer devoted his time to painting and engraving. In 1982, he spent some time in Australia.

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Russian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in Israel 1974-1982, in France from 1982.

Born 1948, in Moscow.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver, illustrator, graphic designer. Figures, landscapes, still-lifes.

The son of an artist-illustrator, until 1970 Naftali Rakuzin attended courses at the institute of graphic art in Moscow. In the years that followed, he worked in Moscow as a graphic artist. In ...