Man Overboard

Richard Bosman Australian-American, born India
Printer Chip Elwell American
Publisher Brooke Alexander, Inc. American

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Bosman’s representation of a man falling headfirst into moonlit waters from the side of an ocean liner recalls a still from a motion picture or a panel of a comic book. He wears a suit and tie but is barefoot. We can only guess at the story. With expressionist cuts to the woodblock in this ambitious eight-color print, the artist depicted a moment in an unknown narrative somewhere between beginning and end.

Man Overboard, Richard Bosman (Australian-American (born India), Madras (Chennai) 1944), Woodcut

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