Printmaking Today - Spring 2012 - Issue 81

Year 2012
Volume 21
Issue 81

(£6.50 inc. vat)

Contents Volume 21 Spring 2012 Issue 81

Printmaker's Diary
Margaret Ashman RE Putting Pen to Paper

Making Art Better
Gallery Paul Stolper, who represents some of the most celebrated YBAs, is one of the most interesting publishers in the art business. Mike Sims spoke to him

Mechanics of Invention
Edward Bateman in Salt Lake City, Utah, uses digital imagery to explore curious worlds of memory, reality and imagination writes Richard Noyce

Substance and Style
Print Fair As the London Original Print Fair, the capital's major print event, prepares for its annual RA showing, Anne Desmet RA RE considers its rich treats

Resistance is Futile
Exhibition Lianne McTavish looks at the results of a collaborative project between artists and scientists, looking at developments in biotechnology, notably stem cell research

Fluid Mutations
Peter Dover ARE is celebrating three decades' printmaking with a retrospective in Liverpool,. Fiona Ward looks at his work to date and its ongoing spirit of enquiry

Textual Mapping
Liz Collini reflects on her recently unveiled commission what motivates her distinctive text-based work

Judged to Perfection
Tribute Richard Hamilton was a tirelessly inventive artist. To Alan Cristea, who represented him and published prints with him for over 30 years, he was incomparable

Starting from Scratch
Tool Sharpening Peter Clothier offers his highly practical, users friendly, top tips for the sharpening of small printmaking, U-gouges for both wood and lino cutting

Stubborn Type
Letterpress Kausar Nigita describes the fascination and frustrations of trying to get to grips with letterpess printing an artist's book in a dedicated Parisian typographic workshop

Levels of Sophistication
Digital Lithography Master Printer Paul Croft RE has been developing digital tusche washes for photo-plate lithography. He describes how it is done and impressive results to date

Celebrating the Stone Age
Lithography As an exhibition of his lithographs opens at London's Royal Academy of Arts, Professor Orr RA RE reflects on his 40-year love affair with the medium and how the process is faring in the UK today

Hong Kong Fiesta
Education Recent printmaking MA graduate, Gini Wade, describes her experiences as a student representative at Hong Kong's annual graphics festival celebrating prints and printmaking

Artists' Books
Sound and Vision
Sarah Bodman contemplates a new collaboration in chromatic sounds and image by visual artist Duncan Bullen and Jamie Croft

Printmakers' Diary
Books Reviews