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David Lynch's short documentary on the art of lithography
David Lynch's short documentary on the art of lithography

The art of fine-art printing gets a loving albeit brief ode from director David Lynch, who has fashioned a seven-minute documentary about the famous Idem Paris atelier.  Idem Paris recently posted the video online and we've embedded it below. Virtually wordless, the movie observes the lithographic process with a detached eye, documenting the steps. Idem Paris was created in 1880 by the printmaker Emile Dufrenoy. The atelier is located in the city's Montparnasse district, and occupies a 15,000-square-foot space, according to the company's website. For Lynch, who has embraced digital technology in his moviemaking in recent years, the documentary is a tribute to...

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