The five best print exhibitions
Thursday 18 March 2010
The Printmaker's Art
Some of the most beautiful and accomplished prints made during the last 500 years, including iconic images by Durer, Blake, Rembrandt, Goya, Piranesi, Hogarth, Toulouse-Lautrec, Whistler, and D Y Cameron.
National Gallery of Scotland
, Edinburgh. To 23 May.
Revolution on Paper: Mexican Prints 1910-1960
First exhibition in Europe to focus on the great age of Mexican printmaking in the first half of the 20th century. Brings together works by Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros.
British Museum . To 5 April
Lino Prints, Collographs and Letterpress by Marliese Richmond and John Easson
Unique animal-inspired prints using Japanese block linoleum by Perthshire artist Marliese Richmond. Letterpress printer John Easson keeps 500-year-old traditions alive, employing inventive type faces to create striking illustrations.
Birnam Arts Centre , Perthshire. To 31 March
Six artists from the Bluecoat Print studios show work based on their trips and journeys (including crossing the Atlantic and Australia) using a range of print methods and subject matter. Includes work by Mike Hatjoulis, Gill Curry and Ann Beare.
Editions , Liverpool. To 27 March
7th British International Mini Print Exhibition
200 small prints selected by open competition from over 1000 international entries, accompanied by a dozen larger invited prints from distinguished artists including Dale Devereux Barker, John Duffin and David Lintine.
Touring nationally until 2011. www.7thminiprint.com
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