Gilded Circles and Sure Trouble: The Art of Josephine Sacabo and Keagan LeJeune
In a new and exciting format for 21st Editions, this unique handcrafted set contains ten signed chine-collé photogravures
by Josephine Sacabo, a letterpress book with an introduction by John Wood and poetry by Keagan LeJeune inspired
by Sacabo's work and illustrated with ten platinum prints.
"From the moment I made my first gravure," Sacabo explains, "I realized I've been trying to do this for thirty years in the
darkroom . . . jumping through every hoop I can think of to come up with this effect. This is what I've been looking for..."
John Stevenson wrote:
"An exquisite form of image making, the hand-made photogravure is the aristocrat of the rarest, arcane photographic
processes. Early masters, Stieglitz, Steichen, Strand, all considered photogravures to be the most sensitive means of
aesthetic expression. But it is a method so fine and difficult that it has ever since teetered on the edge of extinction in the
"In her mastery of gravure, with her eye and heart now extended to her hand, virtually no other important photographer
today shows such a constellation of qualities."
Edition: 50 sets
10 photogravures printed using Sekishu Japanese tissue on 16x20 inch Somerset Velvet paper
10x12 inch letterpress book illustrated with 10 platinum prints
30 sets for sale
Handcrafted in the United States