The five best print exhibitions


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

Locations

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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