Carand Burnet is an essayist, poet and arts correspondent. Currently, she is writing a literary biography about Nancy Luce of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts.

Sharpened Imagination: Creative Printmakers in Japan

Hamanishi Katsunori, Japanese Classic Calendar (2015), mezzotint printed in color, each panel 59.6 x 36.1 cm (quadriptych). Art Museum, University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, CT. Purchase with a gift from Edwina Bosco ’50. ©Hamanishi Katsunori.

Attenuated lines, shimmering gilding, gossamer textures and deft compositions suffused the exhibition “Hanga Now: Contemporary Japanese Printmakers” at the University of Saint Joseph in Hartford. More than 60 woodcuts, etchings, lithographs and monotypes by 35 artists Read More