Karen Kunc, detail from Oscillation Shift (2015).

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

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

Patterns of Interference

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

  • The Dread North of Aaron Spangler

    Aaron Spangler, The Wall (2014), woodcut, image 53 3/4 x 30 inches, sheet 58 1/4 x 34 inches. Edition of 6.

    Aaron Spangler, The Wall (2014), woodcut, image 53 3/4 x 30 inches, sheet 58 1/4 x 34 inches. Edition of 6.

    With his recent suite of ten woodblock prints, Luddite, Aaron Spangler has conjured a tangled and immersive world that unwittingly channels the densely symbolic tales of Hieronymus Bosch within a 21st-century stylistic idiom. …Read more

  • Prints of Darkness: Four Centuries of Mezzotint

    Dark, velvety, luscious—these are just a few adjectives to describe the surface of an expertly printed mezzotint engraving. Worked from dark to light …Read more

  • Border Control: Paula Scher

    Paula Scher, You Me (2014).

    Paula Scher, You Me (2014).

    In a Ted Talk delivered in 2008, the designer and artist Paula Scher said, “The best way to accomplish serious design … is to be totally and completely unqualified for the job.” The observation is germane to the print she recently completed at Blue Acier …Read more