Bolton Brown, detail of Summer Shower (1921).

Athletic Aesthetics: Art, Craft and Bolton Brown

Roberto Matta, detail of Don Qui? (1984-1994).

An American in Paris

Martin Puryear, Phrygian (2012).

Martin Puryear at the Smithsonian

Installation view: “Richard Serra: Prints,” Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX, 2017.

Like Johnny Appleseed, but with Prints: Jennifer Farrell speaks with Jordan Schnitzer

  • American Dreaming in London

    Jasper Johns, Flags I (1973), color screenprint, 69.9 cm x 88.9 cm. Gift of Johanna and Leslie Garfield, on loan from the American Friends of the British Museum. ©Jasper Johns/VAGA, New York/DACS, London 2016. ©Tom Powel Imaging.

    “The American Dream” is the eagerly awaited survey of American prints at the British Museum curated by Stephen Coppel. Over eight years in the making, the exhibition follows upon the museum’s 2008 exhibition, “The American Scene; Prints from Hopper to Pollock …Read more

  • Giving a Good Impression: B.J.O. Nordfeldt’s Inscribed Etchings

    B.J.O. Nordfeldt, Barge in the North Branch, Chicago (1912), etching on chain-laid paper, 10 3/4 x 15 1/2 inches. Permanent Collection of the Roswell Museum and Art Center, 1979.049.0005. Gift of James Swann, 1979.

    Gift exchanges are among the most intimate ways that artists participate in print collecting. Personalized with the recipient’s name and other inscriptions, gifted pieces document friendships and professional camaraderie while providing insight into the social complexities of viewership …Read more

  • Prix de Print No. 24: Vital Signs by Stacey Steers

    Stacey Steers, Vital Signs (2017).

    Politics and the world being as they are, I initially responded to this print among the host of terrific works submitted for the Prix de Print because it seemed to offer an escape into a realm of dreams and fantasy. A gorgeous image in apparently constant, even bubbling motion …Read more

  • Jean Brown’s Avant-Garde Archive

    Left: George Brecht, Deck (1966), plastic box with offset label, containing deck of offset playing cards, 7.4 x 9.4 x 2.2 cm. Published by Fluxus, New York. Right: Brecht’s letter to George Maciunas. Jean Brown papers, Getty Research Institute, 890164. ©2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Germany.

    A remarkably prescient collection of documents on 20th-century art, the Jean Brown archive was the first major acquisition by the Getty Research Institute to include avant-garde movements and postwar artistic practices. When the GRI was established in 1983 …Read more