Tag Archives: Printmaking

Art21 Extended Play

Brian Jungen: Printing Two Perspectives

Art21 Extended Play

Brian Jungen: Printing Two Perspectives

In a new Art21 “Exclusive,” artist Brian Jungen creates two-sided prints from archival newspaper clippings, revealing the lens of otherness through which Native people are frequently viewed.

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.

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.

Transmission

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

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.

Art21 Extended Play

Art21 William Kentridge: Anything is Possible

Exclusive | William Kentridge: Meaning

Art21 Extended Play

Art21 William Kentridge: Anything is Possible

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.

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.

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.

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 …

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 …

5 Questions for Contemporary Practice

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

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 …

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 …

Inside the Artist's Studio

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 …

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, …

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 …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

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 …

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Art21 William Kentridge: Anything is Possible

Ink | Notes from a Transforming Democracy: South African Prints

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Art21 William Kentridge: Anything is Possible

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 …

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 …