Critical Mass: Printmaking Beyond the Edge

Author(s): Richard Noyce


This exciting new book showcases the work of a very diverse selection of 52 artists from 28 countries, against a spectrum of the concerns that inform the role and function of art in the increasingly technological global society. The mediums used by these artists range from new variations on traditional intaglio and relief techniques, to extreme forms of digital techniques, including time-based forms such as film and multi-media presentation. Printmaking continues to evolve as artists develop the traditional techniques and experiment with new techniques and materials. In recent years the boundaries between the once distinct fields of the visual arts have become blurred, and growing numbers of artists now incorporate printmaking techniques within their practice. This book provides a broad-ranging and challenging source of information on the most exciting cutting edge developments in international printmaking, which will be of value to students, professional artists and all those with an interest in the contemporary visual arts

2010. First edition. An ex-library copy in very good condition with minimal signs of previous library ownership. Lightly rubbed to the board edges. The d/w is near fine with no library markings.


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Well-respected author who is a frequent speaker at international printmaking conferences and is often invited to judge print competitions Printmaking continues to evolve at pace and this book explores the most cutting-edge and exciting work being developed right now 52 artists from 28 countries, including the UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Lithuania, Austria, Spain, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Turkey, Germany, Latvia and Brazil

Richard Noyce is well known in the contemporary art world. He writes and speaks regularly on the visual arts and, in addition to many reviews and articles published in British and European magazines, he has written books on contemporary painting, graphic arts, and printmaking - in the form of the highly successful Printmaking at the Edge (A&C Black, 2006). He was awarded the 1996 AAASS/Orbis Polish Book Prize and is an experienced international competition juror, serving as President of the Awards Jury at the Krakow International Print Triennial, 2003-2009.

Acknowledgements Introduction Critical Mass Diversity - the Artists and their Work 52 Artists including: Aiste Morkvenyte (Lithuania); Ana Maria Pacheko (UK, born Brazil); Anne Heyvaert (Spain, born USA); Ardan Ozmenoglu (Turkey); Auske Petruliene (Lithuania); Bodo Korsig (Germany and USA); Brian Jones (Wales, UK); David Trujillo (Spain); Diane Victor (south Africa); Egle Kuckaite (Lithuania); Georg Lebzelter (Austria); Geraldine Berkemeier (Australia); Guntars Sientins (Latvia); Helena Horalkova (Czech Republic); Igor Benca (Slovakia); Jan Davis (Australia); Janet Curley Cannon (UK); Joan Hall (USA); Joanna Pavlopoulou (Greece); Klavs Weiss (Denmark); Leonie Lane (Australia); Lina Rica (Croatia); Liz Ingram (Canada); Marian Mguire (New Zealand); Marina Nunez (Spain); Michael Barnes (USA); Michael Reed (New Zealand); Michael Walker (Portugal/Brazil); Mike Wegerer (Austria); Mirta Kupferminc (Argentina); Moises Yagues (Spain); Nathaniel Stern (USA/South Africa); Oscar Munoz (Columbia); Patricia Olynyk (USA); Paul Croft (Wales UK); Ruta Spelskyte (Lithuania); Sandy Sykes (England UK); Shelagh Morgan (Australia); Thomas Huck (USA); etc... Further Still... Bibliography Index

General Fields

  • : 9781408109397
  • : A & C Black Publishers Ltd
  • : A & C Black Publishers Ltd
  • : August 2010
  • : 276mm X 219mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2010
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 300 full colour
  • : 160
  • : 760.28
  • : 1
  • : Hardback
  • : Richard Noyce