Giclee Print:
Definition: Giclee (zhee-klay). The french word "giclee" is a feminine noun that means a spray or a spurt of liquid.
Giclee prints are created typically using professional 8 to 12 color ink-jet printers. Among the manufacturers of these printers are Vanguards such as Epson, Macdermid Colorspan and Helwett-Packard. These advanced technology printers are capable of producing incredibly detailed prints for Fine Art.
The quality of the Giclee print rivals traditional silver-halide and gelatin printing process and is commonly found in Museums and Art Galleries. Giclee print is the world's best technique for reproducing original works of art. It has a higher resolution than lithography and wider colour range than a screen print
The Market:
Numerous examples of Giclee prints can be found in New York City at the Metropolitan Museum, the  Museum of Modern Art, and the Chelsea Galleries.
Recent auctions of Giclee prints have fetched $ 10,800 for Annie Leibovitz, $ 22,800 for Wolfgang Tillmans (April 23/24-2004)
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