Extra, Extra: Susan Schwalb

Presenting a tasty tidbit about artist Susan Schwalb that our writer couldn’t fit into our October/November 2017 print issue.

 

Harmonizations VIII by artist Susan Schwalb. Photo by Izzy Berdan

Harmonizations VIII by Susan Schwalb. Photo by Izzy Berdan

Susan Schwalb has been called the Pied Piper of metalpoint, her chosen medium. The technique, at its core, is drawing with a metal point—but of course, there’s much more to it than that. “I hope more artists take it up,” Schwalb says. “If I’m able, with colleagues, to put out a technique book that will give more people information about the medium, then hopefully with enough images of non-figurative work, more artists will think this is something they want to play around with.”

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