Tag Archives: Printmaking

Zarina, "Dividing Line", 2001. Image: hyperallergic.com

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Zarina’s Paper Like Skin

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Zarina’s Paper Like Skin

If you teach about and with paper, don’t miss “Zarina: Paper Like Skin,” on view through April 21 at the Guggenheim Museum in New York.

Manhattan Graphics Center offers facilities for intaglio, lithography, screenprinting and a darkroom.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | A Community of Printmakers at Manhattan Graphics Center

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | A Community of Printmakers at Manhattan Graphics Center

Guest writing for Ink, Nicole Simpson walks us through the Manhattan Graphics Center, an artist-run space established in 1986.

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Transmission | An Interview with Niels Geybels: Sequences, Monoliths, and Beneath the Earth

Transmission

Transmission | An Interview with Niels Geybels: Sequences, Monoliths, and Beneath the Earth

Columnist Amelia Ishmael speaks with Antwerp-based visual artist, graphic designer, and musician Niels Geybels, whose various practices often overlap.

Katsutoshi Yuasa. Pseudo Mythology #3, 2011. Oil-based woodcut with pigment on Shin Torinoko paper. 95 ½  x 192 inches. Edition of 2, printed and published by the artist.  Image courtesy of the artist and TAG Fine Arts, New York and London.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | On Perception: Katsutoshi Yuasa’s Woodcuts

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | On Perception: Katsutoshi Yuasa’s Woodcuts

Sarah Kirk Hanley looks at the woodcuts of Katsutoshi Yuasa, whose first solo exhibition in the US is at the ISE Cultural Foundation in New York, through January 4th.

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U.S. Department of State Honors Five Art21 Featured Artists with the Inaugural Medal of Arts

U.S. Department of State Honors Five Art21 Featured Artists with the Inaugural Medal of Arts

Art21 featured artists Cai Guo-Qiang, Jeff Koons, Shahzia Sikander, Kiki Smith, and Carrie Mae Weems are awarded the first-ever Medal of Arts from the U.S. Department of State.

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Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Alternatives in a Dark Room

Open Enrollment

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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For Those Who Seek It: Peradam Publishing Group

For Those Who Seek It: Peradam Publishing Group

Taylor Trabulus talks to Elizabeth Jaeger and Sam Cate-Gumpert of Peradam Publishing Group, which encourages artists to experiment with new materials and formats.

Peter Blake, “Abbey Road Parade” from the “London Suite,” 2012. Color screenprint on 410gsm Somerset Tub Sized paper. Image: 19 5/8 x 19 5/8 in. (50 x 50 cm); sheet: 26 1/4 x 25 5/8 in. (66.6. x 65.2 cm). Edition of 100, published by Paul Stolper Gallery, London.  Image courtesy International Fine Print Dealers Association, New York.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | All Hallows’ for the Print World: New York Print Week

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | All Hallows’ for the Print World: New York Print Week

New York Print Week is almost upon us. Here’s Sarah Kirk Hanley’s guide to the events.

Brad Kayal, "Job Creators,” from “Occuprint 2012.” Color screenprint, 18 x 12 in. Published by Occuprint.org, edition of 100.  Image courtesy Booklyn Artists Alliance, Brooklyn.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Political Art for a Contentious Time

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Political Art for a Contentious Time

Following a trend that began with the Enlightenment, prints play a role in today’s political discourse by disseminating artists’ views and rallying the public.

Courtesy Doug Ashford

5 Questions for Contemporary Practice

5 Questions for Contemporary Practice with Doug Ashford

5 Questions for Contemporary Practice

5 Questions for Contemporary Practice with Doug Ashford

Thom Donovan interviews Doug Ashford, who is widely known for his work with Group Material during the period 1983-1996.

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Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Internships and the Graduate Student

Open Enrollment

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

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Seriously Printeresting: An Interview with the Founders

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

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.

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.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Paper Feast in New York

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

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.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Jasper Johns’s Revolution in Print

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

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.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Working Proof: Glenn Ligon’s Editions

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

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.”

Dana Schutz. “Brünnhilde,” 2011. Watercolor monotype with colored pencil, crayon, and pastel on Lanaquarelle watercolor paper. 46 x 60 in.  Image courtesy Two Palms, New York.

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Ink | Brilliance Under Pressure: Dana Schutz’s Monotypes at Gallery Met

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Brilliance Under Pressure: Dana Schutz’s Monotypes at Gallery Met

Sarah Kirk Hanley looks at Dana Schutz’s most recent body of work: a series of large watercolor monotypes created at Two Palms, New York.

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Exclusive | William Kentridge: Meaning

Exclusive | William Kentridge: Meaning

In our latest Exclusive video, William Kentridge discusses how the physical activities of cutting, tearing and collaging generate ideas and infuse his work with meaning.

Felix Gonzalez-Torres (American, born Cuba. 1957-1996). “Untitled,” 1991 (installation view at MoMA). Billboard. Dimensions vary with installation. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Werner and Elaine Dannheisser. Photograph by Jason Mandella. © The Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation, Courtesy Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | The State of the Art is Elsewhere: “Print/Out” at The Museum of Modern Art

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | The State of the Art is Elsewhere: “Print/Out” at The Museum of Modern Art

Sarah Kirk Hanley reviews a new MoMA exhibition surveying the state of the contemporary print medium.

Helen Frankenthaler, Madame Butterfly, 2000 (Goldman 24). Woodcut in 102 colors on 3 sheets of TGL handmade paper, 41 ¾ x 79 ½ in. (overall).  Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd., Mount Kisco, New York, edition: 33. Image courtesy Ameringer, McEnery, Yohe, New York.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | The Unabashedly Beautiful Prints of Helen Frankenthaler

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | The Unabashedly Beautiful Prints of Helen Frankenthaler

The late Helen Frankenthaler’s contributions as a painter are renowned; Hanley argues that her achievements as a printmaker are equally important.

Amy Cutler, “Cake Toss,” 2004, Lithograph in colors on Fabriano Artistico Hot Press natural white, 21-1/2 x 24 inches (image and sheet). Edition: 39; publisher: Universal Limited Art Editions, Bay Shore, NY. Courtesy Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Tales for Our Time: Amy Cutler’s Prints

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Tales for Our Time: Amy Cutler’s Prints

  Fantastical narrative is a guiding principle for many artists who have come to prominence in the past decade; Amy Cutler and Dana Schutz are foremost among these.  Both possess …

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Bound: The Printed Object in Context

Bound | Municipal de Fútbol

Bound: The Printed Object in Context

Bound | Municipal de Fútbol

During the 1980s and ’90s, the city of Los Angeles saw its public spaces radically re-purposed. When the sun went down, strolling the streets and public parks of certain neighborhoods became …

Moveable type no Documenta - Printing in Kassel. Courtesy Ben Kinmont.

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5 Questions for Contemporary Practice with Ben Kinmont

5 Questions for Contemporary Practice

5 Questions for Contemporary Practice with Ben Kinmont

  This past month, I encountered Ben Kinmont’s work for the first time, appropriately enough at the Fales special collection in New York University’s Bobst library. Walking through the double …

Mel Bochner, “Amazing,” 2011, monoprint with collage, engraving and embossment on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper, 94 1/4 x 70 3/4 inches 239.4 x 179.7 cm, Image courtesy Two Palms Press, New York.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Mel Bochner’s Word Play: Monoprints at Two Palms Press

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Mel Bochner’s Word Play: Monoprints at Two Palms Press

  “At the root of all my work is the recognition that we tend to take most of our experience for granted” (Mel Bochner in “Art in Conversation: Mel Bochner with …

Willem de Ridder. European Mail-order Warehouse/Fluxshop. Winter 1964-65. Photo: Wim van der Linden/MAI. The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Gilbert and Lila Silverman Fluxus Collection Gift, 2008.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | The Birth of the Underground: Fluxus Editions

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | The Birth of the Underground: Fluxus Editions

Fluxus, an international counter-culture collective of artists, musicians, and designers, was formed 50 years ago in 1961/2.  Its goals were laid out in the 1963 offset lithograph Fluxus Manifesto (on …

John Chamberlain, "King King Minor", 1982   Image: artinfo.com

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Getting Set for PS1’s “September 11″

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Getting Set for PS1’s “September 11″

In two weeks I am taking a group of students to visit the September 11 exhibition at PS1. Most of the high school students in these two classes have some …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Joy and Revolution: Talking with Adam Weiler of Ambrose, Part 2

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Joy and Revolution: Talking with Adam Weiler of Ambrose, Part 2

This week’s column follows up on last week’s post and features part two of my interview with Adam Weiler of Ambrose, an atypical after school club in Holland, Michigan. If …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Joy and Revolution: Talking with Adam Weiler of Ambrose

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Joy and Revolution: Talking with Adam Weiler of Ambrose

If you’re not familiar with Ambrose, well…. you should be. A few months ago on a trip to work with teachers at the Holland Area Arts Council in Michigan I …

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

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

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 …

Cy Twombly, “Untitled II,” 1967. Etching, open bite, and aquatint. Sheet: 27 1/2 in. x 40 1/2 in. (69.85 cm x 102.87 cm). Publisher and printer: Universal Limited Art Editions, West Islip, New York, edition 23. © The estate of Cy Twombly/ Universal Limited Art Editions, 1974.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Twombly’s Poetics in Print

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Twombly’s Poetics in Print

Cy Twombly, who died last month at the age of 83, is frequently described as the outlier genius of contemporary art – a member of the post-expressionist triumvirate of Jasper …

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Inside the Artist’s Studio: Siemon Allen

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Siemon Allen

Siemon Allen is a South African artist who currently lives and works in the United States. He received his MFA from Natal Technikon (now Durban Institute of Technology) and was …

Jonathan Seliger, Triple Scoop: Pistachio, Raspberry, Fudge Brownie, 2004. Pigmented Celluclay (ice cream) on pigmented cast cotton (cone) on cotton base sheet with pigmented abaca/cotton stripes. Printed at Dieu Donné. Courtesy Dieu Donné.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | The Possibilities of Paper Pulp

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | The Possibilities of Paper Pulp

For this month’s edition of Ink, guest writer Nicole Simpson fills in for regular columnist Sarah Kirk Hanley. — Ed. During these hot days of summer, visions of ice cream, …

From left: Richard Klein, Jessica Stockholder, and Gary Lichtenstein at Gary Lichtenstein Editions.  Image Courtesy Gary Lichtenstein Editions.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Screening Wood: Jessica Stockholder at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Screening Wood: Jessica Stockholder at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Following on the April post for this column, which explored recent works in print-based installation, this month’s Ink takes an in-depth look at Art21 artist Jessica Stockholder’s current project for …

Nathan Oliveira, "Standing Man with Hands on Belt", 1960

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Under the Influence

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Under the Influence

Now if anyone happened to dial up the title of this post hoping to see me (or anyone, for that matter) reach down deep and start talking about making art …

Diane Victor (South African, born 1964). “Fading Man I,” 2010. Intaglio. Plate: 20”x16”. Publisher and printer: Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT. Edition 25. Image courtesy Center for Contemporary Printmaking.  © 2011 Diane Victor.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Notes from a Transforming Democracy: South African Prints

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Notes from a Transforming Democracy: South African Prints

As interest in William Kentridge’s work has grown over the past decade, so has interest in South African art as a whole.   Printmaking is a central component of the cultural …

Nicola López, "Closed System," 2009, installation view, “Next Wave Festival,” Brooklyn Academy of Music, 2009. © Nicola López. Image courtesy the artist.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | The Lexicon of Tomorrow: Print-Based Installation

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | The Lexicon of Tomorrow: Print-Based Installation

With the onset of spring, renewal is in the air.  In the world of contemporary prints, a fresh format that seems to be popping up everywhere is print-based installation.  In …

Banu Cennetoglu, "CATALOG" and "iheartphotograph," installation view, 2011. Care of the artist.

Sampling the Document or Documenting the Sample: An Interview with Banu Cennetoglu

Sampling the Document or Documenting the Sample: An Interview with Banu Cennetoglu

Banu Cennetoglu’s website has read “meşgul/busy” since the summer. And even after four months of emails, having never meet in person, Banu Cennetgolu is still a source of fascinating mystery …