» Oct 14, 2019
WHAT IS GICLEE?
Artists commonly use the Giclee printing processes to create high end limited edition reproductions of their original artwork. On a per-print basis, a Giclee print is more expensive than traditional methods used to create such replicas, but artists can print and sell each Giclee print individually matching demand making Giclee a very economical alternative for creating limited edition prints.
An added advantage of Giclee printing is that the artist can have complete control in all aspects of the image. Alterations, color, size, and what it is printed on can all be manipulated by the artist, along with the freedom for the artist to own and operate the printer as well. Giclee printing has been rapidly growing and becoming the number one choice of fine art reproductions. Many printer and print media manufacturers have been working to improve their product contributing tremendously to the increase in overall Giclee print quality.
In addition to his murals frescoes and stained glass windows H.Weiss is also known for work on canvas such as landscapes and portraits.
He was introduced to art at an early age by his mother a painter and a pianist and his father who was an architect.
After conventional education he attended The Fine Art Academy in Poland where he studied drawing, painting and art history. Later he belonged to The School of Monumental Art and Composition, funded by Professor Boudouin de Courtenay. Henry also apprenticed at stained glass studio for two years.
When in Poland he received many commissions to paint murals, portraits and design stained glass windows.
Starting in 1985, H.Weiss lived in Italy for two years and worked on ceiling murals decorations and portraits in villas around Rome.
From there he moved to the United States and has traveled extensively along the East Coast, working on reconstruction of lost historic art and decoration in places such as: United States Capitol Building, Scottish Rite Temple Washington DC, State Capitol Michigan, The Supreme Court Building, Manhattan N.Y. and many others.
Since 1995 he has worked in Puerto Rico on large scale paintings murals and decoration for the City Hall and many other buildings in Old San Juan.
In 2004 dedicated his talents almost exclusively to easel work. At 2005 exhibited a series of his paintings at The International Artexpo in New York.
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