New York State Museum Exhibits Works by Leading Printmaker Frank C. Eckmair

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ALBANY, NY.- The first exhibition of its kind — “The Landscape of Memory: Prints by Frank C. Eckmair” — on view at the New York State Museum showcases the works of one of the nation’s most accomplished printmakers. Open until September 18, 2011 in Crossroads Gallery, the exhibition comes from the Museum’s own 386-piece collection, which is the largest museum collection of Eckmair’s works that exists. The Museum’s curatorial and exhibition team worked with Eckmair during the last few years to archive his lifework, document the way he makes the prints and develop the exhibition. The exhibition features more than 80 works, mostly landscapes, which include framed woodcut prints, as well as wood engravings, sculptures and the original woodblocks that track Eckmair’s career as an artist and lifelong resident of Gilbertsville in central New York . Also included are wood engraving tools and an e