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Stanley William Hayter | the artist



The artist Stanley William Hayter
Born Dec 27 1901, London, UK.
Died May 3 1988, Paris, France.
Style and technique of the artist: Printmakers, Painting, Surrealism, Documenta Kassel,


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Stanley William Hayter (1901–1988) has been widely celebrated for his influence on creative printmaking in America and Europe. This exhibition of approximately 55 of Hayter’s most important prints is drawn primarily from the Gallery’s holdings and the collection of Ruth Cole Kainen (widow of artist Jacob Kainen)...

S. W. Hayter spent most of his life in Paris, where in 1927 he founded an experimental workshop for the graphic arts – Atelier 17 – that played a central role in the 20th century revival of the print as an independent art form. (The name was adopted in 1933 when Hayter moved his establishment from its original home to 17 Rue Campagne-Premi ène). In 1940-50 he lived in New York, taking Atelier 17 with him…