Etching on Taïwan paper
The material used is fluid, creating a light, supple but precise gesture. But Alechinsky admits to feeling a certain anxiety faced with a blank sheet of paper, which is why he often prefers to use pre-printed paper.
The fragments of stories and memories contained in these pages become the source of inspiration allowing him to create an imaginary world around pockets of reality.
© Adagp, Paris, 1990