# 37636

RYRIE, John (1961 - )

Hole story

$1,500.00 AUD

Melbourne : the artist, 2020. Artist’s book, linocut illustrated boards, stitch bound, 250 x 170 mm, pp. [40], printed with linocuts, limited edition of 16 signed and numbered copies.

A wordless tale about the imaginative world of books. The images are all linocuts (on Zerkall watermarked paper) and the title block is also hand cut and printed on marbled paper.

John Ryrie is a Melbourne based artist-printmaker who has worked in the field of artists’ books since 1990. His work is held in major Australian collections such as the National Gallery of Australia, National Library of Australia, and state galleries and libraries. His work is characterised by the simple graphic power of wood cut and linocut, with Ryrie drawing inspiration from German expressionism and Japanese woodblock design.