Exhibition on Moab Somerset Museum Rag

Moab have added a brief blog post to their website on my upcoming exhibition – printed entirely on my favourite new paper – Somerset Museum Rag paper.

Somerset Museum Rag is the newest paper by the acclaimed St Cuthberts Mill in England, who over a decade ago helped create an entire industry when it launched Somerset Enhanced Velvet – one of the first papers used for fine art digital imaging.

Somerset Museum Rag is a pioneer in its own right while remaining true to its history.  It combines an archival 100% cotton heavyweight paper with a smooth surface, sensuous to the touch while durable to everyday handling, with the latest in coating technologies to produce deep, rich blacks with an unparalleled color gamut to make a vibrant image pop to life.

In addition to the inkjet-coated version, the original, uncoated Somerset papers continue to be one of the top papers used by artists worldwide for nearly every form of printmaking.

 

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