Stephen Aldrich

All the World's a Stage, 2008

Stephen Aldrich (American, born 1947), All the World's a Stage, 2008, collage of steel engravings, 26 x 34 in. Schwartz Art Collection, Harvard Business School, 2010.6.

Aldrich cuts Victorian-era woodcuts and steel engravings from a variety of books. His contoured cuts are rhymed and repeated with the imagery to create a pattern unique to each composition, alluding to his personal history of creating musical scores