Sandow Birk, detail of Detention from The Depravities of War (2007).

Sandow Birk: American Qur’an and The Depravities of War

Tom Lewis, detail of Draft records are for burning from The Trial and Prison (1969).

Incendiary Etchings: Tom Lewis and the Catonsville Nine

Jean François Janinet, The Brave Maillard Reaches for the ‘Propositions des Assiégés’ on a Plank Suspended over the Moat of the Bastille (1789).

Reading Revolutionary Prints

Ralph Overill, detail of Over the hill (2017).

Prix de Print No. 25: Over the hill by Ralph Overill

  • Prints and the British Arts Council Collection

    A Century of Prints in Britain is a lively publication that looks at printmaking through the prism of the Arts Council collection, the largest loan collection of British art in the world. Julia Beaumont-Jones writes with both knowledge and enthusiasm …Read more

  • Hans Haacke’s Proofs of Commitment

    Hans Haacke, Upstairs at Mobil (1981), color photoetching printed on ten sheets of paper, image 105 x 71 inches overall, sheet 16 x 20 inches each. Edition of 10. Printed and published by Crown Point Press, San Francisco. ©2017 Hans Haacke / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

    Since first encountering Bertolt Brecht’s “Writing the Truth: Five Difficulties” (1935) as a student, Hans Haacke has acted on the idea that art could be a vehicle for telling the truth—especially overlooked truths about the political and economic systems that govern our lives …Read more

  • Rembrandt and Religion at Notre Dame

    Rembrandt van Rijn, David and Goliath from Piedra gloriosa (1655), etching and drypoint on vellum, 10.1 x 7.2 cm. Snite Museum of Art: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jack F. Feddersen, 1991.025.008.

    “Rembrandt’s Religious Prints: The Feddersen Collection at the Snite Museum of Art”
    Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN
    3 September– 26 November 2017 …Read more

  • Prints in a Time of Political Madness

    Protester at the Women’s March in New York on 21 January 2017 holding an Amplifier poster: Shepard Fairey, We the People—Greater than Fear (2017) (downloadable for free on the Amplifier website). Photo: Jessica He. Image courtesy of Amplifier.

    Donald Trump’s unexpected Electoral College victory in the presidential election last November and the solidification of Republican control of the House of Representatives, the Senate and a majority of statehouses …Read more