Artist muse ephemeral butterfly

Perishable art is an ephemeral butterfly.


Adolph Gottlieb,  The Chimera

"Eat the weak" said the chimera to Adolph Gottlieb.

Related to Gottlieb and noteworthy

A presentation spotlights a selection of prints from a series Adolf Gottlieb, using a press to make his monotypes, began in the spring of 1973 and continued until shortly before his death in 1974.

Adolph Gottlieb

Butterflies picture perfect etching paradoxes. Last summer, this Euplagia quadripunctaria left such a weak print on a small copper plate. Picturesque unworthy to make ephemeral art but long lasting after etching the copper plate.

The “ultimate” drawings are not made with a pencil, nor a pen and ink, but are born as prints from a traditional press.