Prints, Art and Politics

10 June – 1 July 2020

“There is an immediacy and intimacy to works on paper that seems to bring us especially close to an artist’s vision and process. Drawn directly on paper or a printing plate, in broad gestures or precise marks, these works convey the vivid presence of the artist’s hand.” (Lisa Small, Senior Curator, Brooklyn Museum) Fuelled by the opening of papermills in Germany and Italy, print culture in Europe has flourished since the C15th. The course will cover printmaking from its earliest forms to the most recent examples of this fascinating medium.