Art: Silk-Screen Prints

Periodically, U. S. artists and art dealers yearn for $5 customers—lots of them.

About all a $5 bill will buy is a contemporary lithograph or etching, signed with a good name, or a color reproduction of a painting. Most $5 customers buy reproductions. Many an artist would like to develop a cheap medium that would be as popular as reproductions. For the past five years, Artist Anthony Velonis has been at work in Manhattan on such a project. Its name: serigraphy, or, less flossily, silk-screen printing. Since last spring several U. S. museums have put silk-screen prints on view. Last week Manhattan's...

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