Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The Etchings of Edward Gorey, an Exhibition

Edward Gorey created over 80 Fine Art Etchings and numerous other prints during his career. Beginning in 1975, Mr. Gorey produced 65 etchings during his lifetime. Working with Emily Trevor, a local printer, Mr. Gorey would create the plates by hand and supervise the printing of the images. At the time of his death, he also left behind a number of completed printing plates which were waiting to be produced. 17 of these plates have been printed and are available through the Edward Gorey House STORE.

To celebrate this facet of his career, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, University Art Gallery will present an exhibition titled E is for Elephants, The Etchings of Edward Gorey from September 23 - November 2, 2014. For more information on this upcoming exhibition, go HERE.

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