Prints

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The American who brought Modern masterpieces to Iran

A new memoir by curator Donna Stein reveals the story behind the creation of a Western art collection for the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art in the 1970s

Unorthodox preacher: Leo Steinberg's prints helped explore and explain his sometimes controversial theories

An exhibition at the Blanton Museum of Art in Texas looks at the legacy of the art historian through his vast collection, which includes different takes on Leonardo's Last Supper

Can artists change the world? MoMA show explores political art from the early 20th-century

The works on paper from the Merrill C. Berman Collection include designs for Communist posters and salad oil advertisements

Oregon foundation acquires Judy Chicago print archive

Over 300 works chart the career of a feminist pioneer in revelatory detail

Artists and galleries help raise coronavirus relief funds through print edition sales

Eric Fischl is supplying a limited edition print to benefit the closed New York Academy of Art while other sales are being donated to emergency funds and community organisations

Twentieth-century American hopes and dreams are shown in black and white in this book of prints

Volume shows how the political and social aspirations of the Progressive Movement inspired American artists

How to pick the best print at New York's IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair

Under new leadership, the longest-running fair dedicated to prints hopes to educate buyers on the pros and cons of the medium

Rembrandt special: the complete artist

As shows marking the 350th anniversary of the Old Master's death open, we look at his masterpieces at the Rijksmuseum, Dulwich Picture Gallery and the British Museum. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson
Booksreview

Wish you were here: revolutionary postcards in Imperial Russia

Book collects pictorially subversive propaganda in a populist medium

Hands-on research underpins a pioneering chiaroscuro woodcut exhibition

Scientists and artists replicated the Renaissance design, inking and printing process

Big on Bruegel: Vienna museum assembles largest show on the artist

A literally once-in-a-lifetime exhibition is at Vienna's Kunsthistorisches Museum

Booksreview

Renaissance prints as sources of images for maiolica and bronze reliefs

The interactions of Renaissance drawing, printing and ceramics

Art marketgallery

Object lessons at the Fine Art Print Fair: from an apocalyptic landscape by Tacita Dean to lithographs by Bruce Nauman

Our pick of three works for sale at the International Fine Print Dealers Association’s 27th edition of the fair

Rembrandt the master printmaker—and shrewd market manipulator

Denver Art Museum's exhibition of the Old Master's prints looks at how he intentionally made “rarities” for his collectors

Theaster Gates: ‘There’s no better Madonna than my mother’

Artist sets up printing press in Basel to explore ‘Black Madonna’ theme

David Tunick elected president of the International Fine Print Dealers Association

The New York dealer pledges to battle the perception of prints as "poor second cousins" to paintings

What to see at New York's International Fine Print Dealers Association fair

The event, which opens today at a new venue, shows artists stretching the boundaries of the medium with three dimensions and digital manipulation

The rise and fall of the American dream: Printmaking in America on show at the British Museum

200 works are now on show which explore hot topics from the 1960s onward, from Vietnam to the AIDs crisis

Otto Dixarchive

Germany's attempt to permanently retain Otto Dix print collection belonging to George Economou fails

Tycoon keeps 500-strong collection after German campaign to include it in national heritage list is thwarted

Collectorsarchive

Collector interview: Budget collector Daniel Mason gives his Frieze tips

Among other advice, he suggests to buy what you like and that the affordable stuff is tucked round the back

Forgeriesarchive

Another Banksy print fraud comes to light

The publisher of the artist’s works on paper issues warning over forgeries

Banksyarchive

Banksy's publishers give contradictory statements over eBay print fraud

Pictures on Walls have released three statements, both admitting to and denying covert sales of undocumented copies online

Baselarchive

Sales going steady at first Print Basel

Satisfaction was felt among dealers at the fair's opening, where London was well represented

Viennaarchive

Albertina to reopen its collection to scholars—finally

The institution has installed an impressive high-tech robotic system to store and retrieve its holdings of prints and drawings

Art fairsarchive

Original Prints, London, reaching a new audience

Today’s print buyer is no longer a specialist collector

Rembrandtarchive

X-ray techniques date Rembrandt prints precisely

“In Sotheby’s N.Y. last May 28 out of 80 prints were later impressions”

Tatearchive

Problems with British Museum acquisitions summed up in new show 'Collecting the Twentieth Century'

An exhibition at the British Museum makes Brian Sewell question whether it should be buying twentieth-century material at all

Forgeriesarchive

Matisse forgeries in the market is nothing new

Dealers fear more forged prints may emerge