Archiving Original Linocuts

Since the mid-sixties, Dietrich Varez has carved some 220 blocks of linoleum, from which he has printed hundreds of thousands of block prints. These have made their way into homes, offices, and personal collections all across the globe. 

Over time, we are scanning his original linocuts to archive them digitally. These high resolution scans are allowing us to remaster each image, including those which can no longer be used to create inked prints. An example of this is Dietrich's "Pele and Paoa" image from 1984, shown here:

 
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