Beauty is only skin deep. But ah! me; freckles go to the bone.
Astra Velum, an exhibition of photogravures by Fritz Liedtke, finds beauty in what many view as imperfection, exploring faces filled with freckles and scars. In these works Liedtke finds an exquisite gorgeousness, as he says, “overlaid upon us like a thin veil of stars.”
Liedtke’s Astra Velum is a series of photogravures: intaglio prints created in a printmaking studio. These moody, luminescent prints truly must be seen to be appreciated. This show includes new work in the series, not shown before.
Join us for the show at Oregon Statue University’s Fairbanks Gallery:
April 6-29, 2015
Opening Reception: April 8, 4:30-5:30pm
Oregon State University
220 SW 26th Street