Jasper Johns, detail from Regrets (2014).
Art in Print covers from Volume 1 and 2.
Edward Bawden, detail from Sunday Evening (1949).
Vincent van Gogh, detail from La Berceuse (Woman Rocking a Cradle; Augustine-Alix Pellicot Roulin, 1851–1930) (1889).
“Person holding poster” has become an online paradigm and cliché—a way to demonstrate genuine physical presence, and by extension, to convey some property of authenticity. Jason Urban considers what this says about what we seek in printed images.
Best known for his intricate collages, Arturo Herrera has scoured Berlin flea markets for year. In his Books project, he has altered all the surfaces of found books with screenprinted patterns, remaking them as visual (and intermittently legible) works of art.
Georg Baselitz began collecting chiaroscuro woodcuts in 1965 and soon after began adapting the technique to his own work. Two recent exhibitions catalog this relationship.
Though ubiquitous in today’s world, screenprint has never been the subject of serious historical study. Stephen Goddard reviews Guido Lengwiler’s detailed account of the medium in the first half of the 20th century.