Printmaking Today - Winter 2011 - Issue 80

Year 2011
Volume 20
Issue 80

(£6.50 inc. vat)

Contents Volume 20 Winter 2011 Issue 80

Printmaker's Diary
Paul Croft RE's Globetrotting Down Under

Pie in the Sky
Wayne Thiebaud has been making prints with California's Crown Point Press for nearly 50 years. Kathan Brown considers what she has learnt from his example

In the Public Eye
Satire Caricature and satire - genres in which print excels - are on show at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, Anne Desmet RA RE looks at a thriving tradition

Field of Possibility
Vladimir Martynov breaks with Russian print tradition to make monumental environments that suggests enigmatic new worlds, writes Derek Besant

States of Play
Jenny Wiener's measured, forensic scrutiny of her subjects also involves comedic leaps of the imagination, writes Mike Sims

Artist's Eye
Unknown Universe
Richard Black RE has made enigmatic yet curiously inviting prints whilst also engaged in a long and illustrious teaching career, Joseph Winkelman PPRE considers both achievements

Artists' Books
Sarah Bodman previews the 9th International Book Art Festival, Poland, a touring exhibition that is open to both the traditional and the unconventional

CUTTINGS News, Previews and Exhibition Listings

Notable Belgians
Museums Alexander Adams goes looking for prints in two diverse museum collections in Belgium's capital, Brussels, and finds rich yet uneven collections reflecting the Low Countries' ever unsettled political history

Choice Cuts
Plastic Engraving Neil Bousfield explores high-street materials that can be engraved and printed as cheaper, flexible alternative to boxwood blocks

Human Automation
Paul Laidler's PhD focuses on the production process rather than the artefact itself. In his exploration of a means that is not quite print, he questions the boundaries of printmaking in the digital age

Flat-Pack Press
Education Mary Dalton describes the results to date of collaborative venture to design an inexpensive, self-assembly, wooden printing press

Our London
Anne Desmet RA RE on the rewards and difficulties of making painterly Plasticine and mixed media prints with eight - and nine year olds in the classroom

Artist -Led
Fine Presses Nancy Campbell looks at three British fine press publishers and at how artist today are working within the tradition to excellent and sometimes surprising effect

Book Reviews