Steven Sorman - Spine
American, b.1948
Spine, 1991
Linocut, lithograph, woodcut and handwork, 35.0 x 60.5 inches
Edition 27/31
Echo Press

Gift of the BBA Class of 1981

Sorman received his BFA in Painting from the University of Minnesota in 1971 and has been represented in shows and collections since. Sorman is most known for his multimedia , complex paintings, drawings, and prints. Collage is a central part of his artistic practice. He creates detailed layered works with his skill in using line, media, and color.

Spine is a 10-color edition of roughly vertical elements pieced together to make a final horizontal print. Rich blues, reds and browns dominate the main panels while each are joined by different runs of blues.