15" x 19.5"
This piece is included in the New Impressions Exhibition on display at the museum July 14-September 30, 2020. There are a limited number of these prints available.
Richard Kegler is the lead designer and founder of P22 type foundry. Mr. Kegler’s background in typography and book arts includes ventures in bookbinding and letterpress printing. However, the historical context and background of type continue to be his greatest interest and shape the evolution of P22.
Richard was the Director of the Book Arts Center at Wells College in Aurora, NY from 2014—2019 and a past trustee for the American Printing History Association (APHA). He is former chairman of the board for the Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA). He has a masters degree in Media Study and produced the Making Faces film as a culmination of his interests and experience.
Description of Process
This print features an arrangement of 8 different circular advertising wood blocks arranged concentrically and printed in yellow, cyan, magenta, hunter, blue, orange, red, and gold. Using the blocks unaltered from their original state, they become studies in pure color with Pop Art overtones.