Mitchell Squire’s lithograph Gladiators builds layers of black and gray out of the stamp-like repetition of a single shape. Initially ambiguous to the eye, Gladiators reveals to more careful study a disturbing, socially-charged message. Read more.
R.B. Kitaj’s masterpiece—In Our Time: Covers for a Small Library After Life for the Most Part—is a 50-part screenprint portrait of the artist as quintessential (Jewish) man of his times. Catherine Bindman looks at the trouble it brought him. Read more.
Spare and precise, Richard Tuttle’s Indrah reminds us of just how understated the artist’s poetry of objects can be.
This review appears in the January-February issue of Art in Print (Vol.3, No.5).
Anja Grebe and Ad Stijnman translate and examine the earliest known instructions for printing intaglio plates, a text appended to the inventory of a Nuremberg print collector. Read more.