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Dieter Roth, "Literature Sausage (Literaturwurst)," 1969, published 1961-70. Artist’s book of ground copy of Suche nach einer Neuen Welt by Robert F. Kennedy. Gelatin, lard, and spices in natural casing. Overall (approx.) 12 x 6 11/16 x 3 9/16 in. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. The Print Associates Fund in honor of  Deborah Wye.

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Ink | Supporting a Habit: Dieter Roth at MoMA

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Ink | Supporting a Habit: Dieter Roth at MoMA

Dieter Roth loved making books and was among the first to radically expand the idea of what a book could be.

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Open Enrollment | Alternatives in a Dark Room

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Open Enrollment | Alternatives in a Dark Room

Jenn Pascoe explores alternative photographic processes and remembers what she loves about working in the darkroom.

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Open Enrollment | Internships and the Graduate Student

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Open Enrollment | Internships and the Graduate Student

Jenn Pascoe talks to Denise Carbone, head conservator at the American Philosophical Society, about graduate internships and their value for young professionals.

Left to Right: Amze Emmons, Jason Urban, and R.L. Tillman

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Ink | Seriously Printeresting: An Interview with the Founders

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Ink | Seriously Printeresting: An Interview with the Founders

Sarah Kirk Hanley talks to the founders of Printeresting, a blog devoted to the art of printmaking and to printmaking miscellany.

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Open Enrollment | Summertime in Philly, Seoul, and Beyond

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Open Enrollment | Summertime in Philly, Seoul, and Beyond

Jenn Pascoe returns from a trip to Seoul, South Korea, and begins planning for the school year ahead.

Richard Diebenkorn. “Seated Woman,” 1968. Lithograph. Image:  19 3/4 x 25 inches (50.2 x 63.5 cm); sheet: 19 3/4 x 25 inches (50.2 x 63.5 cm). Published by Kansas City Art Institute, edition of 20.  Image courtesy Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York. ©Estate of Richard Diebenkorn.

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Ink | Paper Feast in New York

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Ink | Paper Feast in New York

Sarah Kirk Hanley surveys the bounty of print exhibitions that are or have recently been on view in New York.

Jasper Johns, “The Dutch Wives,” 1975. Encaustic and collage on canvas (two panels mounted together). Collection of the artist. Art © Jasper Johns/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. Photo: Digital Imaging and Visual Resources, Harvard Art Museums, © President and Fellows of Harvard College.

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Ink | Jasper Johns’s Revolution in Print

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Ink | Jasper Johns’s Revolution in Print

Sarah Kirk Hanley reviews “Jasper Johns/In Press: The Crosshatch Works and the Logic of Print,” on view at Harvard Art Museums through August 18.

Glenn Ligon. “Warm Broad Glow (reversed),” 2007. Photogravure aquatint. 24 ½ x 35 ½ in. (sheet), edition of 35. ©Glenn Ligon, image courtesy Burnet Editions, New York.

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Ink | Working Proof: Glenn Ligon’s Editions

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Ink | Working Proof: Glenn Ligon’s Editions

Sarah Kirk Hanley looks at the editioned work of Glenn Ligon, who is a featured artist in Season 6 of “Art in the Twenty-First Century.”

Xu Bing. “1st Class,” 2011 (detail). 500,000 “1st Class” cigarettes, adhesive, carpet; dimensions variable; approximately 40 x 15 feet overall. As presented in Xu Bing: Tobacco Project (partial installation view at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield), 2012. Photo: Rick Schwab.  Image courtesy The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT.

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Ink | Contemplating Nicotine: Xu Bing’s “Tobacco Project”

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Ink | Contemplating Nicotine: Xu Bing’s “Tobacco Project”

Sarah Hanley looks at an exhibition of works by Xu Bing that explore the extensive, tangled relationship between human beings and tobacco.

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Open Enrollment | Talking Shop, Lurking Around Presses

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Open Enrollment | Talking Shop, Lurking Around Presses

Is art school relevant? Good question. Are galleries? Museums? The rotary telephone? High heeled shoes? It’s all a matter of perspective, I suppose. There are some people out there with …

Ann Hamilton, “ciliary #3,” 2010. Lithograph, fabric, bamboo and hardwood dowel construction. Approx. diameter: 58" (147.3 cm).  Variable edition of 19 unique works, published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles and New York. ciliary © 2010 Ann Hamilton and Gemini G.E.L. LLC.

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Ink | Full Circle: Ann Hamilton’s Recent Editions

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Ink | Full Circle: Ann Hamilton’s Recent Editions

Ann Hamilton’s work is founded on the idea of the line – both in its material form as thread, fiber, and hair; and its conceptual form in written and drawn …

Enrique Chagoya. “Return to Goya No. 9,” 2010. Intaglio with letterpress in two colors on Revere Ivory. Plate: 8 ½ x 6 in.; Sheet: 14 5/8 x 11 in. Published by Universal Limited Art Editions, Bay Shore, NY, as a Benefit for IPCNY. © Enrique Chagoya/Universal Limited Art Editions, 2010.

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Ink | A Print World Compendium: IPCNY Celebrates Ten Years

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Ink | A Print World Compendium: IPCNY Celebrates Ten Years

In 1995, a group of print-world professionals and collectors based in New York joined forces to establish a non-profit organization that would be “dedicated to the appreciation and understanding of …

Kerry James Marshall. "Memento," 1996. Color lithograph with gold powder on soft white Somerset. 30 x 44 in. Edition of 33, Printed and published by Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Image courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

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Ink | “Remembering so as not to forget the past is still not over”: Selected Meditations on Black History

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Ink | “Remembering so as not to forget the past is still not over”: Selected Meditations on Black History

In celebration of National African American History month, this issue of Ink is focused on selected prints by Art21 artists that react to and re-interpret African-American history.  Ellen Gallagher, Kerry …

William Powhida, "Unconscious Collaboration (number 1)," 2008, edition of 75. Screenprint and digital inkjet with collage, image: 11 1/2 x 19 3/4 in., sheet: 22 x 30 in.  Courtesy Lower East Side Printshop, New York.

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Ink | Notes from Underground: William Powhida

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Ink | Notes from Underground: William Powhida

The contemporary art fair Art Basel Miami Beach takes place this week, bringing with it a flurry of activity.  In the spirit of participation, Ink is dedicated this month to …

Learning the Flute, 2004. Letterpress on 110 sheets of Arches Johannot, edition of 18 (another 18 impressions were printed on disbound pages of Chambers’ Encyclopaedia, 1950, of the same size).  Assembled overall: 9’ 3” x 11’ 7 ½” (281.5 x 354.6 cm).  Published by Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg. Courtesy David Krut Projects, New York.

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Ink | Thinking Aloud: The Prints of William Kentridge

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Ink | Thinking Aloud: The Prints of William Kentridge

The recent release of William Kentridge: Anything is Possible invites exploration of the artist’s significant body of prints, which currently numbers over 400. A natural match for his artistic philosophy …