“Art for All!” It was with this credo and no small élan that the Vienna Secession’s artists set about rediscovering the colour woodblock print. The idea was to make art accessible to more than just a lucky few—and with the woodcut’s reproducible nature and easy availability, it suddenly became possible to purchase affordable, yet high-quality art. Read more.
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