New Prints: Winter 2008

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Million$ House (Grosse Pointe, WI), 2007 Silkscreen On Ultrachrome Inkjet 12 X 12 In © Courtesy of IPCNY and Artist
New Prints: Winter 2008

508 W.26th St. Rm 5A
New York, NY 10001
January 10th, 2008 - February 23rd, 2008
Opening: January 10th, 2008 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tue-Sat 11-6

nternational Print Center New York is pleased to present NEW PRINTS: Winter 2008, on view from January 10th – February 23rd, 2008. Consisting of 45 works by 34 artists, the exhibition represents a cross-section of some of the most exceptional printmaking today, continuing IPCNY’s commitment to provide an ongoing exhibition venue for contemporary prints and a major source of information about artists working in the medium. The exhibition will be on view in IPCNY’s gallery at 526 West 26th Street, Room 824, between 10th and 11th Avenues in Chelsea.

NEW PRINTS: Winter 2008 is the 26th presentation of the New Prints Program. Created to provide greater exposure for brand new prints by artists at all stages of their careers, the New Prints Program is a series of juried exhibitions organized by IPCNY four times each season.

The Selections Committee for the exhibition was composed of: Gregory Amenoff, artist and Chair of Visual Arts at Columbia University School of the Arts; Ruth Bowman, arts educator and collector; Bill Hall, Master Printer, Pace Prints; Susan Inglett, Susan Inglett Gallery/I.C. Editions; Brett Littman, Executive Director, The Drawing Center; and Dona Warner, Executive Director, Dieu Donné Papermill.

A curatorial essay by Brett Littman will accompany the exhibition.

Twenty-four out of the thirty-five artists included are independent, working in locations across the country and abroad including California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Texas, Washington, Canada, and Japan. Independent artists may statistically dominate the show, however there is a solid presence from respected publishers and presses such as: the Brodsky Center, NJ; Center Street Studio, MA; Derriere l’Etoile Studios, NY; Durham Press, PA; Lower East Side Printshop, NY; LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies, NY; Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art, NY; and SOLO Impression, NY. IPCNY is pleased to welcome and exhibit work for the first time from One Eye Pug, a brand new publisher in New York.

Highlights include Alyson Shotz’s Three Steps Closer Than Infinity, a suite of three lithographs on mirrorized mylar; Ethan Green’s Charlie Rose, a blur created by seven screenprints transparent sheets of Plexiglas, stacked one on top another; Megan Yee’s Wallpaper installation which elegantly combines white rodents with a Victorian-style floral design; and David Opdyke’s The One, in which tiny drawn images of a populated landscape, upon taking a step back, form a larger image intimately familiar to us all.

The complete artists’ list is: AWG, Nadine Bariteau, Jennifer Bauer, Brian Borlaug, Noah Breuer, Nicholas Brown, Rachel Burgess, Miguel Cardenas, Osvaldo Ramirez Castillo, Willie Cole, Terry Conrad, Michael Dal Cerro, Matthew DiClemente, Wanda Ewing, Roland Fischer, Rebecca Foster, Beka Goedde, Ethan Green, Jose Guinto, Cody Hoyt, Alysia Kaplan, Joyce Kozloff, Jon Lee, Brian Lynch, Nobuko Misawa, Benjamin Moreau, Malcolm Morley, David Opdyke, Chris Papa, Alyson Shotz, Roger Tibbetts, Brad Widness, Fred Wilson, and Megan Yee.

With rare exceptions, prints included in IPCNY’s New Prints shows are for sale. IPCNY refers potential purchasers directly to the artist, publisher or gallery supplying the print. IPCNY requires no commission on sales.

The New Prints Program is the core of IPCNY’s exhibition programming. New Prints 2000 launched the program in September 2000. To date, these 26 exhibitions have included work from nearly 700 artists and 150 presses across the country and abroad.

International Print Center New York is a non-profit institution founded to promote the greater appreciation and understanding of the fine art print worldwide. Through innovative programming, it fosters a climate for the enjoyment, examination and serious study of artists’ prints – from the old master to the contemporary. IPCNY offers its members a program of workshop and gallery visits, and has established an informational website and Information Desk available to the public at the gallery. IPCNY depends upon public and private donations to support its programs.

The New Prints Program is funded in part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. Generous project funding is provided by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and The Greenwall Foundation. A grant from the Robert Lehman Foundation supports IPCNY’s exhibitions programs.