In its contemporary form, engraving still has to prove that it deserves its place alongside other artistic disciplines. It suffers from being unjustly represented as outdated, whereas it has never ceased to be a source of creativity.Read more
Zeng Tianfu, who as an artist would go under the name T’ang Haywen, was born on 20 December 1927 in Xiamen in Fujian province, China. He arrived in France in 1948 and was one of the second generation of Chinese artists who emigrated there after the Second World War. Read more
The village of Docelles in the Vosges, "paper town", is a reality that is very much alive. For the village and its inhabitants, the closure of the LANA paper mill in 2003, after over 400 years of production, marked the beginning of the end of an industrial saga, but also the beginning of a brand new story. Read more
The natural cotton fibres most used for most of its production give the ARCHES® paper elegance and strength. With the subtleties of the grain, they give the paper a touch and a ″bulk″ that are greatly appreciated.
ARCHES® is the only paper mill in the world to gelatin size its watercolour paper “to the core”.