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Gillian Ayres woodcuts in production at Thumbprint Editions, 2017

29 March 2017

Gillian Ayres worked with printmaker Pete Kosowicz and his team at Thumbprint Editions, Camberwell, to make her recent woodblock prints, including ‘Illyria’, 2017, as seen in this film.

"Ayres relishes the visual effects of the grain from an ash woodblock and slow layering of colour, printed ‘wet on dry’, all laid onto the feathery texture of Japanese Unryushi paper. For each of these new prints, certain blocks were carved back, leaving only the raised shape to be printed; for other elements, pieces were carved as independent units that were then locked together like a jigsaw for printing." David Cleaton-Roberts

Papering the World in Original Print: Alan Cristea interviewed by Paul Coldwell

20 March 2017

For a new series of interviews on contemporary and historical art, produced and published by Art in Print ( Paul Coldwell, Professor in Fine Art at the University of the Arts London, interviewed Alan Cristea in July 2016. 

Supported by the IFPDA Foundation.

Paul Winstanley in conversation with Charlotte Mullins

21 April 2016

Artist Paul Winstanley speaks to historian, writer and broadcaster Charlotte Mullins about his new body of paintings and prints that depict the interiors of British art schools.

During the summer months of 2011 and 2012 Paul Winstanley travelled throughout England, Scotland and Wales photographing unpopulated art school studios. The imagery provided the source material for this new series of work.

In conjunction with the exhibition Art School: New Prints and Panel Paintings (17 March - 7 May 2016).

Cornelia Parker in conversation with Jonathan Watkins

4 November 2015

Artist Cornelia Parker talks to Jonathan Watkins, Director of Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, about her career and biggest print projects to date, One Day This Glass Will Break and Thirty Pieces of Silver (Exposed).

In conjunction with the exhibition Cornelia Parker: One Day This Glass Will Break (12 October - 14 November 2015).

Ian Davenport: Fabstraction

4 March 2009

A short film exploring a major body of etchings and monoprints by British artist Ian Davenport, made for his 2009 exhibition, Fabstraction (4 March - 17 April 2009).

Julian Opie: This is Shahnoza in 3 Parts

10 October 2008

A short film exploring a series of nine, life-size works by Julian Opie. This is Shahnoza in 3 Parts features linear images of a pole dancer called Shahnoza in nine different poses

In conjunction with the exhibition, This is Shahnoza in 3 Parts (13 October - 15 November 2008).

Christiane Baumgartner: Screen Shot

8 September 2008

A short film exploring a new body of monumental woodcuts based on Christiane Baumgartner's own films and video stills.

In conjunction with the exhibition Christiane Baumgartner: Screen Shot (8 September - 8 October 2008).