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Contemporary Photogravure 
  
Resources

Artists
 
Jon Goodman
http://jgoodgravure.com/index.html
 
Honolulu Printmakers
http://www.honoluluprintmakers.com/
 
Luc Janssens
http://www.portfoliogravure.com/index.htm
 
Peter Miller, The Kamakura Print Collection
http://www.kamprint.com
 
Lothar Osterburg
http://home.earthlink.net/~lotharosterburg/
 
Arrigo Mamone
http://www.heliogravures.it/index_en.htm
 
Paul Taylor, Renaissance Press
http://www.renaissancepress.com/
 
Luc Van Muylem
http://www.vanmuylem.com/
 
History and Technique (with contemporary examples)
 
http://www.photogravure.com/
 
http://perso.wanadoo.fr/lemoine.jd/helio0.html (in French)
 
http://www.photo-helios.org/pages_techniques/heliotypie.html (in French)
 
http://www.spencerart.ku.edu/prints.html
 
Talbot Museum
http://www.r-cube.co.uk/fox-talbot/index.htm
 
Musée Goupil
http://www.culture.fr/GOUPIL/FILES/
 
Association pour la Photographie Ancienne et ses Techniques
http://www.apaphot-anc.com/
 
Mike Ware's Alternative Photography
http://www.mikeware.demon.co.uk/
 
http://www.alternativephotography.com/index.html
 
Suppliers
 
Joop Stoop (paper)
http://www.joopstoop.com/pap-1.htm
 
Autotype (Carbon tissue)
http://www.autotype.com/
 
Haltermann (non-volatile ink cleanup)
http://www.dow.com/haltermann/products/fatty.htm
 
Richmond Graphic Arts (vacuum frame UV light sources)
http://www.richmond-graphic.com/
 
Books on Photogravure
 
Before the Web was the book, and those quaint bound things with printed pages still provide valuable guides, particularly as to photogravure and related intaglio technique.
 
H Mills Cartwright, Photogravure (American Photographic Publishing, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 1939); detailed technical guide.
 
Brian Coe and Mark Haworth-Booth, A Guide to Early Photographic Processes (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England, 1983); how to tell the difference between a salt print and a calotype, and much else.
 
William Crawford, The Keepers of Light (Morgan & Morgan, Dobbs Ferry, New York, USA, 1979); stories of the numerous varieties of early photography, with brief technical explanations.
 
Herbert Denison, A Treatise on Photogravure (facsimile of 1895 edition, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York, USA, 1974); superb how-to manual written in impeccably Victorian English.
 
Jon Goodman, Pietro Sarto, Malcolm Daniel, and Florian Rodari, Graver La Lumiere (Fondation William Cuendet & Atelier de Saint-Prex, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2003); catalog of exhibition held at the Musee Jenisch in Vevey, Switzerland, with very fine essays (in French) on the unique look of photogravure etching, with excellent full-page illustrations.
 
Gary Kolb, Photogravure, A Process Handbook (Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, Illinois, USA, 1986); detailed handbook combining technical know-how with aesthetic sensitivity.
 
E S Lumsden, The Art of Etching (J B Lippincott, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 1929); how to set up an etching atelier and prepare ink, paper, plate, and press for printing etchings.
 
Luis Nadeau, Modern Carbon Printing (Atelier Luis Nadeau, New Brunswick, Canada, 1986); explanation of a closely related technique.
 
Nancy Newhall, P H Emerson (Aperture, Millerton, New York, USA, 1975); the story of Peter Henry Emerson's championing of naturalistic photography, as opposed to the staged (he would say contrived and maudlin) works of his rivals.
 
Joseph Pennell, Etchers and Etching (MacMillan, New York, New York, USA, 1929); wonderfully opinionated account of good and bad etching practices and wrongheaded critics throughout printmaking history, with numerous examples.
 
Deli Sacilotto, Photographic Printmaking Techniques (Watson-Guptil, New York, New York, USA, 1982); survey and review of various techniques, including photogravure, photo-lithography, and others.
 
Larry Schaaf, Out of the Shadows: Herschel, Talbot & the Invention of Photography (Yale University Press, New Haven, Connecticut, USA, 1992); thoroughly researched account of the many technical and legal hurdles Talbot surmounted in perfecting and keeping his photographic inventions.
 
Brian Shure, Chine Colle/: A Printer's Handbook (Crown Point Press, San Francisco, 2000); detailed illustrated description of this technique of adhering an extremely thin sheet to another thicker sheet of etching paper while printing, which yields exquisite results. 
  

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