In a new blog post, curatorial assistant Heidi Hirschl explores how artists through history have experimented with monotypes, from Edgar Degas to contemporary artist Elizabeth Peyton. Degas’s monotypes are the subject of the current exhibition Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty, which draws connections between Degas’s radical printmaking process and his iconic work in other mediums.
[Installation view: Elizabeth Peyton. Lichtenstein, Flowers, Parsifal. 2011. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, 2016. © 2016 Elizabeth Peyton]