Preface: The Value of Atoms or Print is Dead—Long Live Print

Alexis Gerard

I first came across Bonny’s work in the fall of 1999 on the floor of the late lamented Seybold show—in those days the place to be in order to see the very latest in printing technology. Whereas a bevy of other exhibits, mostly from printer manufacturers, strove mightily to demonstrate that digital printers could at last match the quality of photographic printing (in fact they could not—yet), Bonny and her Digital Atelier colleagues Dorothy Simpson Krause and Karin Schminke were showing something completely different: stunning prints of images that appeared to extend both forward and backward from the two dimensional plane, achieved through a pioneering combination of ...

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