Printmaking Today - Summer 2012 - Issue 82

Year 2012
Volume 21
Issue 82

(£6.50 inc. vat)

Contents Summer 2012 Issue 82

Printmaker's Diary

Bob Saich of Advanced Graphics London

Order, Chance, Play
As Paupers Press celebrates its first 25 years with a major London show, Mike Sims talks to founder Mike Taylor about the Press's work with leading artists

Design for Life
Weimen He ARE, child of China's Cultural Revolution, has achieved excellence against the odds, writes Joseph Winkelman PPRE

Prophet of Boom
Sister Corita, the screenprinting nun, was one of the most exotic and controversial products of 1960's LA's lively Pop Art scene, writes Mike Sims

On Distant Shores
Francis Tinsley RE - printmaker, painter and educator - talks to Carole Hensher RE about his 1960's upbringing in Liverpool and his abiding love of the sea

Propaganda Subverted
Ericka Walker uses the graphic language of propaganda posters to delve her misgivings about the state of mankind today, writes Arthur Nodens

Artist's Eye

Compendium of Disease
Euan Stewart won the Printmaking Today prize at Bite 2011 with his blackly humorous , anatomical figure studies. Here he describes his motives and influences

CUTTINGS News, Previews and Exhibition

National Treasures
Emma Mason takes takes a look at the UK's historic Parliamentary Art Collection, which includes, amongst many varieties of art, a substantial body of prints, ancient and modern

Carnival Feast
Alexander Adams goes to see the print collection of the Musee du dessin et de l'estampe originale, Gravelines, France, and explores the riches in its vaults

Artists' Books

Against the Grain
Knust print collective in the Netherlands reclaims abandoned stencil printing machines to produce editions of artists book. Sarah Bodman takes a look around


Russian Rigour
The six-year degree course at Moscow's State University of Printing Arts' Graphic Arts Faculty offers a rich, rewarding printmaking training. Grigory Babich describes his student experiences there

Material Benefits
Textile Printing Matthew Kritis and Sherry J Harr of Kansas State University describe their research into thickening agents for screenprinting textiles using natural dye extracts

Burning Passion Inspired by Alberto Burri, Manfred Welling divulges the secrets of his more unusual techniques involving burnt polythene and other unexpected printing plates

Sweeping Statement
Pochoir Miriam Macgregor RE in conversation with Nancy Campbell about pochoir process and its potential for production vivid book illustrations in rich layers of colour

Book Reviews