Gilded Circles and Sure Trouble: The Art of Josephine Sacabo and Keagan LeJeune


From the moment I made my first gravure, I realized I’ve been trying to do this for thirty years in the darkroom …jumping through every hoop I can think of to come up with this effect. This is what I’ve been looking for…  -Josephine Sacabo

JosephineSacabo12a JosephineSacabo12b JosephineSacabo12c JosephineSacabo12d JosephineSacabo12eAn exquisite form of image making, the hand-made photogravure is the aristocrat of the rarest, arcane photographic processes. Early masters, Stieglitz, Steichen, Strand, all considered photogravures to be the most sensitive means of aesthetic expression. But it is a method so fine and difficult that it has ever since teetered on the edge of extinction in the modern world. In her mastery of gravure, with her eye and heart now extended to her hand, virtually no other important photographer today shows such a constellation of qualities. -John Stevenson

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Gilded Circles and Sure Trouble
Photogravures by Josephine Sacabo
Poems by Keagan LeJeune
via 21steditions

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