Kate McQuillen, detail from Night House (2015).

A Home in the Universe: Kate McQuillen on Night House

Grayson Perry, detail from Map of Days (2013).

Grayson Perry Maps Essex for Us All

Julie Mehretu, Epigraph, Damascus (2016).

Julie Mehretu’s Syrian Elegy

  • Displaced in Puerto Rico

    Karlo Andrei Ibarra, Remanentes (Remnants) (2011), performance with green plantains, tattoo machine, wooden table, dimensions variable. Image courtesy of San Juan Poly/Graphic Triennial.

    The San Juan Poly/Graphic Triennial, which recently enjoyed its fourth iteration, was established in 2004 as a conceptual reimagining of the previous San Juan Biennial of Latin American and Caribbean Printmaking, which ran from 1970 to 2002 …Read more

  • Prix de Print No. 17: Metamorphosis music notation by Annesas Appel

    Annesas Appel, Metamorphosis music
    (2015), detail of hand-perforated color piezoprint, each stroke 225 x 7 cm. Photo: G.J. Van Rooij. Image courtesy Johan Deumens Gallery, Amsterdam.

    In this iteration of the Prix de Print I was presented with a very strong group of works to consider. As I am an active participant in the world of print, it was inevitable that I would recognize many of the submissions and thus find myself struggling to remain impartial …Read more

  • The View from District Six

    Lionel Davis, Mosque District Six (ca. 1980s), linocut, 65 x 46.5cm. Image courtesy the Weltkulturen Museum, Frankfurt.

    South Africa’s strong history of printmaking has involved many centers of print production. Under Apartheid, organizations such as the Evangelical Lutheran Center’s Rorke’s Drift (1962–1982) in present day KwaZulu-Natal and the Community Arts Project (1975–2008) in Cape Town provided vital opportunities for artists of color who were often denied access to educational and professional situations …Read more

  • Lost and Found: Norma Bassett Hall

    The historical obscurity of the 20th-century landscape artist Norma Bassett Hall (1888–1957) is the result of many factors: she did not find her métier until she was in her thirties; that métier was the quiet medium of color woodblock …Read more