li·​no·​cut | \ ˈlī-nō-ˌkət How to pronounce linocut (audio) \

Definition of linocut

: a print made from a design cut into a mounted piece of linoleum

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Recent Examples on the Web And a series of wry linocut prints by Makaye Lewis (Tohono O’odham) capture the vagaries of life along the border — in which to be Indigenous is to be suspect and to be subjected to the continuous surveillance of border authorities. Los Angeles Times, 31 July 2021 She is known for her use of relief prints, created using the process of the linocut and inspired by meteoric folklore as well as alchemical symbolism. New York Times, 8 July 2020 Modern Masters – Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Salvador Dalí, and Joan Miró Several dozen original drawings, etchings, lithographs, and linocuts by a foursome of 20th-century masters appear for a limited time only in Stone Harbor. Lauren Mccutcheon,, 28 June 2018 Etchings, screen prints, woodblocks, collagraphs, lithographs and linocuts. Rasputin Todd,, 31 Oct. 2017 These include 406 Pablo Picasso linocut prints donated by Ms. Remai, once the biggest set in private hands. Kelly Crow, WSJ, 18 Sep. 2017 Although there are works from well-known Canadians like the visual artist Althea Thauberger, the main attraction may be the Picasso gallery where there will be more than 400 of his linocuts and nearly two dozen of his ceramic pieces. Shivani Vora, New York Times, 4 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of linocut

1907, in the meaning defined above

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“Linocut.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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