Adam Bartsch, detail from Self-Portrait (1785).

Why Study Prints Now? Or, The World According to Bartsch

Paul Coldwell, detail from Shoes from Passing Thoughts (2014).

Paul Coldwell’s Print and Matter

Frank Stella, detail from Juam (1997).

Constant Motion: The Print Career of Frank Stella

  • Prix de Print No. 19: Intermede II, No. 8 by Kenneth Alfred

    Kenneth Alfred, Intermede II, No. 8 (2014).

    After I looked and looked again, whittling down the dozens of entries to this iteration of the Prix de Print, Kenneth Alfred’s etching Intermède II, No. 8 endured, emerging—to my eyes—as the clear winner …Read more

  • The Afterlife of a Modest Miracle

    Lisa Pon’s new book tells the densely woven story of a very early, anonymously made, hand-colored, large woodcut of the Madonna and Child surrounded by saints and narrative images of the life of the Virgin and Christ, which seems to survive in only one tattered but much revered example …Read more

  • A Rare Kali Woodcut from the Era of the Battala Printers

    Nritya Lal Datta, Kali (ca. 1860–1870), woodblock print, 16 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches, Calcutta. Collection of Mark Baron and Elise Boisanté.

    On the subcontinent, Indian lithographs of the gods are displayed everywhere, from temples to taxicabs, and revered by millions as a means to darshan, or communion with the gods …Read more

  • Why Prints Now? An Introduction

    We are very pleased that the dialogue initiated in Peter Parshall’s Inaugural Lecture for the Association of Print Scholars, “Why Study Prints Now?,” continues in this issue of Art in Print …Read more