Color photogravure proof Morrish, David  (Canadian, b.1953)

David Morrish—Retired Full Professor of Art, lives in Prince Edward County, Ontario and co-author with Marlene MacCallum of Copper Plate Photogravure, Focal Press, 2003. Morrish has exhibited traditional copper-plate photogravure prints since 1996, nationally and internationally: Japan, Taiwan, China, S. Korea, Thailand, Sweden, Ireland, USA, England, Italy, and Canada. His artist’s book-works, GAZE and DIED use copper-plate photogravure and letterpress under his imprint: DeadCat Press. DIED includes a rare four-plate CMYK color copper-plate photogravure. Recent research explores animal and human mortality, faux biography, provenance, collections, and the museum archive through the construction of an immersive Wunderkammer, The Lyric Cranium.