11 May, 2010

Christiane Baumgartner





For hours, days or even months at a time, renowned German printmaker Christiane Baumgartner can be found painstakingly carving still-life images into enormous blocks of wood. Using a sharp knife, every detail is cut by hand before printing onto handmade paper.

The images Christiane uses are taken from her own film and video cameras and then frozen in time onto the wood in her shared studio, a former cotton mill, in Leipzig, the home of traditional printmaking.

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