"Warrington Colescott, Who Etched With a Satirical Edge, Dies at 97," Obituary, The New York Times,
By Richard Sandomir, October 4, 2018
Warrington Colescott, an innovative printmaker who deftly navigated the intersection between tragedy and high comedy with biting etchings about civil rights, history, politics and the Internal Revenue Service (which audited him), died on Sept. 10 at his farmhouse in Hollandale, Wis., southwest of Madison. He was 97.
His son, Julian, confirmed the death.
“Etching quickens the blood, lights up the eye, affects the satirical mind in the same way that a low-cut neckline affects Dracula,” Mr. Colescott wrote in a catalog for an exhibition of h
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