Jack Damer: Prints, Drawings & Objects 1965-2021
Friday, October 1, 2021
James Watrous Gallery
A retrospective exhibit of the work of Jack Damer: master printmaker, brilliant draftsman, and influential UW-Madison teacher. Damer’s prolific output ranges from densely layered images of engines and machine parts to poignant drawings of found objects and elaborate constructions made from his own prints. The cool, industrial look of Damer’s source material is transformed through his sensitive line, subtle use of tone and color and, often, a mordant humor that borders on moral outrage.