July–August, 2015

Volume 5, Number 2

For a while in the 1960s and 70s, the English-speaking art world warmed to the use of the word “graphics,” implying a desire to cozy up to realms of commercial art spurned by the original print movement a century earlier. More recently, however, makers and keepers of artists’ prints have taken some pains to distinguish art from design—this is true even though many of the works in question employ the same tools and visual vocabulary. This issue of Art in Print assays the foggy borderlands where art, print and design converge.

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