“Transverse” by Ching Ching Cheng at ArtMerge Lab

My students and I went to see this show and if you are a lover of items made from books maps, you should see it too before it closes on Feb 28th! These beautiful camera sculptures are crafted from books, and there is a "wallpaper" made of book [more]

Purely Observational|Everyday Political: Art of and Inspired by Corita Kent

Last fall my students at Otis in the One/One Printmaking class curated work by Corita Kent and made work inspired by her which is now part of this exhibition. More to come on the events coming up, but  for now save the date! The show is held in [more]

Lynd Ward’s “Six Novels in Woodcuts”, one of the first graphic novels!

Of note this week from the NY Times.... "Long before graphic novels earned a dedicated section in bookstores — indeed, before the term “graphic novel” was even coined — the American wood engraver and illustrator Lynd Ward (1905-85) created six [more]

Kiki Smith Talks About the Art of Etching

Since we are starting on drypoint prints this week in Printmaking I, I thought I'd post this link to a video of Kiki Smith at Crown Point Press talking about how intaglio fits in in her work. She frequently works with Crown Point on her prints. Crown [more]

Movie…Gutenberg: The Machine that Made Us

“We’re so used to living with printed matter every day of our lives, from the cereal package in the morning to the book at bedtime, that it might perhaps be rather hard to imagine what the world was like before printing, so we have to come somewhere [more]

To Illustrate and Multiply: An open book

More books. This show ends Saturday at the MOCA Pacific Design Center! Go see it. If you can't get there in person check out these elegant videos of books from artists such as Jorge Pardo, Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt, and [more]