About the Art:
Willard Midgette, Owls,
1957, woodcut on paper.
Gift of the Artist, 1970.001.0033
What a Relief! explores the diverse world of block printing
through a selection of works from the RMAC collection. Visitors will
learn about different types of relief printing, including woodcuts, wood
engravings, and linocuts, while enjoying a diverse array of visual
styles and subjects, from the colorful woodblocks of Gustave Baumann to
the surrealist imagery of Roderick Mead.