Li Hua, detail from Qingzhu Riben touxiang, Zhongguo shengli 慶祝日本投降,中國勝利 (Celebrate the Surrender of Japan and the Victory of China, 1945–46).

Dark and Bright Art: Woodcuts in the Aftermath of War

Kobayashi Kiyochika, detail from Seishin gentō sugoroku (Pictorial Board and Dice Game: Magic Lantern of the Subjugation of China, 1894).

Games of Conquest: Sugoroku of Imperial and Wartime Japan

David Hockney, detail from Jungle Boy and Snake (Jungle Boy) (1964, published 1965).

Art in (Middle) America

Detail from installation view: “Healing Before Art: HIV Public Blood Testing,” for Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, 1994, showing Eric Avery, The Stuff of Life (1994) and HIV Condom-Filled Piñatas (1993).

DocArt Trauma: Eric Avery’s AIDS Works

  • Prix de Print No. 21: A Cloud in Trousers by Thorsten Dennerline

    Thorsten Dennerline, A Cloud in Trousers (2016).

    Thorsten Dennerline, A Cloud in Trousers (2016).

    Lewis Carroll’s revolutionary children’s book Alice in Wonderland first appeared in 1865. The author had chosen as his illustrator the political cartoonist John Tenniel, and such was Tenniel’s impact on the story that his interpretations quickly became regarded as indispensable …Read more

  • Art in Art in Print No. 6: Eric Avery, Print Life: Neurogenesis 2016

    Eric Avery, Print Life: Neurogenesis 2016 (2016), printed journal page, double-sided, 8 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches. Edition unlimited. Published by Art in Print. Image by Todd Mason.

    Art in Art in Print is an irregular, ongoing series of projects in which artists create art within the journal—not a piece of art that exists somewhere else and is reproduced in the journal, but a project designed specifically for the material, technological and social context of Art in Print.

    We are pleased to present Eric Avery’s Print Life: Neurogenesis 2016 as the sixth of these projects. …Read more

  • Poetic Visions and Dead Elephants in Geneva

    Installation view: “Gérald Cramer et ses artistes. Chagall, Miró, Moore,” Cabinet d’arts graphiques du Musée d’art et Histoire, Geneva, 2016–2017.

    This valuable exhibition celebrates the art of the print publisher, here in the person of Gérald Cramer, who over a period of 40 years worked with many of the major figures of European modern art. Beginning as a bookseller in Geneva in the 1930s …Read more

  • Sharpened Imagination: Creative Printmakers in Japan

    Hamanishi Katsunori, Japanese Classic Calendar (2015), mezzotint printed in color, each panel 59.6 x 36.1 cm (quadriptych). Art Museum, University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, CT. Purchase with a gift from Edwina Bosco ’50. ©Hamanishi Katsunori.

    Attenuated lines, shimmering gilding, gossamer textures and deft compositions suffused the exhibition “Hanga Now: Contemporary Japanese Printmakers” at the University of Saint Joseph in Hartford. More than 60 woodcuts, etchings, lithographs and monotypes by 35 artists …Read more