Periodic Table of Printmaking
January 18, 2008 11:54 AM   Subscribe

Periodic Table of Printmaking : AzureGrackle started a project with 96 printmakers to create an artistic representation of the periodic table of the elements.
posted by grapefruitmoon (10 comments total) 23 users marked this as a favorite
posted by jennyjenny at 12:23 PM on January 18, 2008


Those crazy printmakers, always working together, cooperating and playing nicely with others.
posted by R. Mutt at 12:34 PM on January 18, 2008

Where's the ho?
posted by dances_with_sneetches at 12:37 PM on January 18, 2008

This is very cool. I especially like the tongue in Tungsten.
posted by weapons-grade pandemonium at 12:40 PM on January 18, 2008

These are soooo cool! Thanks!
posted by naturesgreatestmiracle at 12:47 PM on January 18, 2008

Thanks for sharing this - gorgeous art and some clever ideas.
I keep seeing new favorites - Niobium is awesome.
Very, very cool.
posted by pointystick at 1:35 PM on January 18, 2008

Yes, thank you, grapefruitmoon. The Periodic Table — i.e. the furniture of all life — has always fascinated me, and this is a beautiful, collage version of it. Very nice to explore.

Not to mention I learned a few things. Ununquadium? Ununbium?
posted by LeLiLo at 1:48 PM on January 18, 2008

I like seeing how different artists incorporated different aspects of the element into their prints. The horrible stench of Bromine. The dark myth behind Tantalum's name. The metal in your bananas. The rapid decay of Nobelium. There are so many good ones, but I think my favorite is, uuh?
posted by bookish at 1:56 PM on January 18, 2008

This is great.
posted by box at 9:36 AM on January 19, 2008

I'm adding this to my Reasons Printmakers are Fucking Awesome file, thanks.
posted by bradbane at 1:38 PM on January 19, 2008

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