Ross Racine, detail from A New Day (2014).

Patterns of Interference

Karen Kunc, detail from Oscillation Shift (2015).

Prix de Print No. 12: Oscillation Shift by Karen Kunc

Attr. Hans Weiditz the Younger, detail from Holy Roman Emperor Charles V (1519).

Jost de Negker’s Woodcut Charles V (1519): An Undescribed Example of Gold Printing

  • The Distant North of Luc Tuymans

    Luc Tuymans, Sunset (2003), colored monotype on J. Whatman 1961 HMP paper, image 66.2 x 47 cm, sheet 76.4 x 57.4 cm. Edition of 4. Printed by Maurice Sanchez, New York. Published by Brooke Alexander Editions, New York. © Luc Tuymans.

    The dispiriting exit from the train station across a barren parking area into the streets of La Louvière on an overcast Belgian morning set the mood for visiting “Suspended – L’œuvre imprimé (1989–2014),” the print retrospective of Luc Tuymans, Belgium’s famously discomforting history painter. …Read more

  • Joseph Beuys’s Multiples for the Masses

    Joseph Beuys once said, “if you have all my multiples, then you have me completely.”1 Unfortunately the many hundreds of editions he created from the 1960s to the time of his death in 1986 …Read more



    1. Eugen Blume, “Joseph Beuys: Multiple Message” in Joseph Beuys: The Schlegel Collection of Multiples (New York: Mitchell-Innes & Nash, 2015), 5n7. []

  • Black Light Panthers: The Politics of Fluorescence

    Pandora Productions, Mr. Experience (1967), screenprint, 24 x 36 inches. Image courtesy the Houston Freeburg Poster Collection.

    Pandora Productions, Mr. Experience (1967), screenprint, 24 x 36 inches. Image courtesy the Houston Freeburg Poster Collection.

    Between 1967 and 1969 Faith Ringgold painted a number of vibrant geometric portraits she dubbed the “Black Light Series.” Searching for a visual language to express the adamant spirit “black is beautiful,” she eliminated white from her palette and adopted non-European motifs. …Read more

  • Abstraction and Politics

    The painter and printmaker Eldzier Cortor—now nearly 100 years old—has devoted his career to understanding and celebrating African-American culture. …Read more