Philippe Apeloig, detail from Le Havre, Patrimoine mondial de l’humanité (2006).
Detail from service feature with printed sample in Selectasine handbook, 1926. Serico-Eich archives.
Art in Print covers from Volume 1 and 2.
Al Taylor, detail from Untitled (Large Tape) (1988).
Screenprint can be found on artist’s prints, gig posters and monumental canvases; on skateboards and circuit boards and dashboards, not to mention all those T-shirts. This fluidity may be the closest thing screenprint has to a distinctive identity, which makes it either the most boring or the most interesting medium on the planet.
This article appears in the July-August issue of Art in Print (Vol.4, No.2).
Jane Kent’s recent screenprints use from layer upon layer of trasnlucent color to build immaterial but curiously convincing structures.
With brutal found photographs, reproduced on the reflective backing of street signs, Hank Willis Thomas gives form to our convenient forgetting of the past.