Alison W. Chang is an independent curator and scholar based in New York City and the Vice President of the Association of Print Scholars. She holds a BA from Wellesley College and an MA and PhD in the history of art from the University of Pennsylvania. Her current scholarly work covers a wide range of time periods, media and geographic areas. She is especially interested in the work of Scandinavian and Northern European artists between 1850 to the present day. 

Prints in a Time of Political Madness

Protester at the Women’s March in New York on 21 January 2017 holding an Amplifier poster: Shepard Fairey, We the People—Greater than Fear (2017) (downloadable for free on the Amplifier website). Photo: Jessica He. Image courtesy of Amplifier.

Donald Trump’s unexpected Electoral College victory in the presidential election last November and the solidification of Republican control of the House of Representatives, the Senate and a majority of statehouses …Read More

Edvard Munch: Works on Paper

Edvard Munch is widely known for his iconic images of turn-of-the-century angst, pain and sorrow. The year 2013 marked the 150th anniversary of the artist’s birth, and institutions across the United States and Europe mounted more than a dozen Munch-related exhibitions (an equal number of catalogues and books also appeared), including two ambitious exhibitions of the graphic work put together by the Munch Museum in Oslo and the Kunsthaus Zürich. …Read More