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"Singular" Sensation

An exhibition at the MFAH highlights the overlooked art of printmaking

Alex Katz used woodblock to print 3PM, a portrait of Peter Blum and his wife.
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Alex Katz used woodblock to print 3PM, a portrait of Peter Blum and his wife.

In the past, prints have often been seen as just a way to create multiple -- and cheaper -- versions of an artist's work. Blum encouraged artists to express themselves in what was often a new medium for them and paired them with printmakers who could pull their visions off. In doing so, he facilitated some amazing work.

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