American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A stencil method of printmaking in which a design is imposed on a screen of silk or other fine mesh, with blank areas coated with an impermeable substance, and ink is forced through the mesh onto the printing surface. Also called screen-printing, silk-screen process.
- n. A print made by this method.
“I used to run a silk-screen poster business while in university ...”
“Weisman, who was friends with Warhol, commissioned the silk-screen paintings in the late 1970s - a time when Warhol produced hundreds of pieces of work for wealthy patrons able to pay the roughly $25,000 he charged for portraits.”
“The spouses will get to try the silk-screen printing technique popularized by the late 20th century pop artist and Pittsburgh native, and peruse items pulled from one of more than 600 cardboard "time-capsule" boxes Warhol -- who threw away little -- used to store all kinds of papers, documents and other items.”
“By the time Gerard Malanga arrived at Andy Warhol's studio in 1963 -- accepting a job for $1.25 an hour to help with Warhol's large-scale silk-screen paintings -- the 20-year-old was already an accomplished poet.”
“In 2006 Hong Kong billionaire Richard Lau paid $17.4 million dollars for a 81 by 61 inch Warhol silk-screen painting of Mao.”
“Several hundred people are in the stands, and dozens of children, dressed in bright orange T-shirts, with a silk-screen picture of Willie Mays on the back, are lined up on the infield.”
“Its beauty is one of deep colors and sharp contrasts, ideally suited to the silk-screen technique — known as serigraphy — in which John Russell Clift has chosen to portray it.”
“I've always been drawn to the art of silk-screen printing.”
“Late in 1962 Warhol started to transfer silk-screen images onto canvas to make paintings.”
“Ms. Heal puts her images through a “generational” process, one she keeps secret, that ends with Giclée prints on Museo Max paper with silk-screen varnish.”
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