NEW PRINTS PROGRAM
Megan Foster, Brown Dwarf I, 2005, Silkscreen. Edition: 18, 22 x 17 inches;
Gary Groves, Untitled (22-2005), 2005, Woodcut. Edition: 20 , 30 x 30 inches
An IPCNY 5th ANNIVERSARY EVENT
INTERNATIONAL PRINT CENTER NEW YORK ANNOUNCES
NEW PRINTS 2006/WINTER
18- FEBRUARY 25
From January 18th to February 25th, 2006, International Print Center New York will present New Prints 2006/Winter, consisting of thirty-four prints by twenty-nine artists selected from a pool of about one thousand works. With this exhibition, IPCNY continues its role as an ongoing exhibition venue for new prints and a central source of information about artists working in the medium of printmaking.
New Prints 2006/Winter is the nineteenth presentation of IPCNY's New Prints Program, a series of juried exhibitions highlighting exceptional contemporary prints made within the past year by artists at all stages of their careers. New Prints 2006/Winter celebrates the Fifth Anniversary Season of International Print Center New York and its New Prints Program.
In the words of artist Robert Kushner, "IPCNY is the only place in New York to see serious contemporary prints."
The Selections Committee for New Prints 2006/Winter was: Charles Desmarais, Deputy Director for Art, the Brooklyn Museum; David Jones, master printer and Executive Director, the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop; Nicole Klagsbrun, the Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery; Harvey Shipley Miller, museum and foundation trustee and collector; Carrie Moyer, artist; and Michele Senecal, Executive Director, the International Fine Print Dealers Association.
A curatorial essay by Carrie Moyer will accompany the exhibition.
Twelve of the twenty-nine emerging to established artists participating in New Prints 2006/Winter are from New York. Other states represented in the exhibition are California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Minnesota, Michigan, Montana, New Jersey, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Washington. In addition, artists from Canada, England and Germany are represented.
Highlights of the exhibition include: two lithographs from a series created at Paulson Press in Berkeley, California, by Mary Lee Bendolph, a quilt artist whose work was shown in New York in the 2003 exhibition of Gee's Bend quilts at the Whitney Museum of American Art; Kara Walker's Testimony created at the Lower East Side Printshop, one from a series of photogravures based on her video of the same title; Marcel Dzama's Cabin of Ct. Dracula, a multiple object consisting of lithography, digital printing, Lincoln logs, a 9" EP and fake fur; a watermark by Arturo Herrera created during a residency at Dieu Donné Papermill, and Eye on the Prize, a woodcut by Los Angeles tattoo artist Don Ed Hardy. The New Prints Program welcomes the first-time participation of Flowers Graphics of London who are providing work by artists John Kirby and Freya Payne.
The complete artists' list is as follows: Tauba Auerbach, Isabelle Ayotte, Mildred Beltre, Mary Lee Bendolph, Val Britton, Cecily Brown, Elizabeth Catlett, Tom Christison, Emilie Clark, Marcel Dzama, Megan Foster, Beth Ganz, Gary Groves, Fred Hagstrom, Jane Hammond, Don Ed Hardy, Florin Hategan, Arturo Herrera, Yuji Hiratsuka, Gesine Janzen, John Kirby, Max Liboiron, Nichole Maury, Tara Lee Parsons, Freya Payne, Shino Soma, Eve Stockton, Kara Walker and Wendy Wolf.
exception, prints included in IPCNY's New Prints shows are for sale.
IPCNY refers potential purchasers directly to the artist, publisher
or gallery supplying the print. IPCNY requires no commission on sales.