Stephen Goddard is associate director and a senior curator at the Spencer Museum of Art. After graduating from Grinnell College, he spent two years conducting research in Belgium before going to the University of Iowa for his PhD. He did post-doctoral work at the Yale University Art Gallery. In 30 years at the Spencer he has organized over 40 exhibitions and offered many courses on the history of printmaking. He was, for four years, president of the Print Council of America. Several of Goddard’s recent projects have involved partnerships with colleagues in the sciences. [July 2014]

The Forgotten History of a Medium

Guido Lengwiler’s A History of Screen Printing is a remarkable achievement that chronicles the history of the medium from its inception early in the 20th century through the World War II era. The lavishly illustrated text, with a foreword by Richard S. Field, is divided into seven sections and includes extensive footnotes, an appendix with a list of patents and an index. Read More