Sarah Kirk Hanley is an independent print curator, writer and appraiser based in the New York area. She writes the INK Blog for the Art in Print website and is a frequent contributor to the journal. She is also a consulting expert and advisor for several art appraisal services and an adjunct instructor at NYU. Hanley is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, ArtTable, the College Art Association and the Association of Print Scholars. She has held positions at Christie’s, the Milwaukee Art Museum and the Lower East Side Printshop. [May 2015]

To Serve the Common Good: The Grinnell College Art Collection

Installation view: “Crossing the Line: Selections from the Grinnell College Art Collection,” Faulconer Gallery, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA, 2017.

Grinnell College, a highly ranked private institution in central Iowa, was founded by abolitionists in 1846. This foundation in civil rights continues to inform its mission: the college aims to prepare its students to “serve the common good” and work toward social justice. …Read More

Tacita Dean

Installation view: Tacita Dean, L.A. Exuberance (2016) from the exhibition “L.A. Exuberance: New Gifts by Artists,” Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, 30 October 2016 – 2 April 2017. ©2016 Tacita Dean and Gemini G.E.L. LLC. Photo ©Museum Associates/LACMA.

One thing about Tacita Dean’s captivating new lithographs of clouds must be made clear at the start: they are hand-drawn. It would be easy to understand them as photo-offset lithographs unless informed otherwise …Read More

Liza Lou

Over the decades, Liza Lou’s beaded sculptures and installations have transmogrified from illusionistic bedazzlement (as in Kitchen, 1990–96) to more meditative explorations of the process and social implications of beading …Read More

Serena Perrone

In a departure from the fictionalized, narrative landscapes of her prior works, Serena Perrone’s most recent print editions delight in facts of the natural world, albeit unexpected and dreamlike ones …Read More

Sebastiaan Bremer

New York–based Dutch artist Sebastiaan Bremer mines extant images for his photographic alterations; his sources are usually personal, but he also looks for images that carry wider cultural implications …Read More

Noah Breuer

Noah Breuer, Team Set (2015).

Noah Breuer often dissects the mechanics of the printed image—particularly the common commercial variety—to investigate its function in pop culture. He has frequently turned to baseball cards as subject …Read More

Victoria Burge

Plump, embossed ellipses of pure white paper play across the surfaces of Victoria Burge’s recent prints. So subtle as to be nearly unreadable in reproduction, they are best viewed in person …Read More

Enrique Chagoya

Enrique Chagoya, Untitled (The Near Distant Jungle) (2014).

Enrique Chagoya has significantly expanded his already substantial body of prints over the past two years, working with three different studios and further exploring his established themes, techniques and ideas …Read More

Nicole Eisenman

Eisenman has restored to the representation of the human form a cultural significance that had waned during the ascendancy of abstraction in the twentieth century.” So wrote the MacArthur Foundation in announcing the artist’s fellowship award …Read More

Trenton Doyle Hancock

Trenton Doyle Hancock has worked with Graphicstudio for over a decade, and the workshop’s ability to explore unusual production processes suits his unorthodox approach. Hancock’s work centers on an epic pseudo-biblical creation myth whose protagonists are the Mounds …Read More