Detail from packaging for Harry Gordon’s Poster Dresses (1968). Photo: Panos Davios. ©Atopos cvc collection, Athens.

‘Fragile,’ ‘Souper’ and POP! The Atopos Paper Fashion Collection

Barthélemy Roger, after Pierre-Paul Prud’hon, detail from L’Amour séduit l’Innocence (Innocence Seduced by Love) (Salon of 1812).

Will Photography Kill Engraving?

Vincent van Gogh, detail from La Berceuse (Woman Rocking a Cradle; Augustine-Alix Pellicot Roulin, 1851–1930) (1889).

Cézanne and Wallpaper: “Backgrounds As Imaginary As They Are Real”

Jasper Johns, detail from Regrets (2014).

The Enigma Machine, Jasper Johns

The Forgotten History of a Medium

Though ubiquitous in today’s world, screenprint has never been the subject of serious historical study. Stephen Goddard reviews Guido Lengwiler’s detailed account of the medium in the first half of the 20th century.

Chiaroscuro Woodcut: Baselitz Divided

Georg Baselitz began collecting chiaroscuro woodcuts in 1965 and soon after began adapting the technique to his own work. Two recent exhibitions catalog this relationship.

The Books of Others: Arturo Herrera’s Berlin Books Project

Best known for his intricate collages, Arturo Herrera has scoured Berlin flea markets for year. In his Books project, he has altered all the surfaces of found books with screenprinted patterns, remaking them as visual (and intermittently legible) works of art.

Marking Marx: Jim Dine’s History of Communism

Jim Dine’s new, monumental portfolio, A History of Communism, is built on a foundation of East German art school litho stones, and is, in the artist’s words, “the culmination of sixty years of my love affair with intaglio.”