The Largest Fair Devoted to Printmaking Will Feature 80 Exhibitors

Tacita Dean, "Quarantania" (2018) (image courtesy Niels Borch Jensen Gallery & Editions, Booth 214)
Tacita Dean, “Quarantania” (2018) (image courtesy Niels Borch Jensen Gallery & Editions, Booth 214)

This week, the 2018 Fine Art Print Fair presented by the International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA) returns to the Javits Center, River Pavilion for the second year in a row. The fair takes place from Thursday, October 25 through Sunday, October 28, with a preview night on Wednesday, October 24. This is the largest fair dedicated to printmaking.

This year’s event will feature 80 exhibitors selected from IFPDA’s international membership. The works on display will include both Old Master and contemporary works, as well as rare and new-to-market pieces. This also means the works span a variety of price ranges, from hundreds of dollars into millions. This an event for every art-lover alike.

“The feel is like a museum for sale with the bonus of unsurpassed advice if you want it,” said David Tunick, President of the IFPDA.

Some of the works on view include a lithograph and screenprint of Bruce Nauman’s  “Clear Vision” (1973), a lithograph of Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” (1895), a screenprint of Andy Warhol’s “The Scream (After Munch)” (1984), an etching and scraper of Pablo Picasso’s “Le Repas frugal” (1904), and much more.

When: Preview on Wednesday, October 24, 6:30–9:00 pm; Thursday, October 25–Saturday, October 27, 12:00–8:00 pm, Sunday, October 28, 12:00–6:00 pm
Where: River Pavilion, Javits Center, Eleventh Avenue at 35th Street, Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan

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Discover 500 Years of Printmaking at the Fine Art Print Fair

The world’s foremost art fair dedicated to prints and editions returns for the second year in the River Pavilion at the Javits Center with a gala preview on Wednesday, October 24. Just steps away from the High Line and Chelsea arts district, the Fine Art Print Fair runs from Thursday October 25 to Sunday October 28.

This year’s Fair will host 80 dealers, all members of the International Fine Print Dealers Association, exhibiting an extraordinary roster of artists committed to the expressive medium of printmaking.

Join the international gathering of museum directors and curators, major collectors and art advisors drawn to the quality and selectivity embodied by the Fair’s elite roster of leading dealers and editions publishers.

Fair Programs (reservations required!)

  • Artist Christiane Baumgartner in Conversation with Jennifer Farrell
    Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation Keynote Lecture
  • Collectors & Curators Breakfast
    Presentation to honor the annual Richard Hamilton Acquisition Prize, Jordan Schnitzer Award for Excellence in Printmaking, and the IFPDA Book Award.

Join the conversation and indulge in New York Print Week’s multiple fairs, events and exhibitions dedicated to the art of the print.

The Fine Art Print Fair is on view Thursday–Sunday, October 25–28, 2018 at the River Pavilion, Javits Center in New York. For information and tickets, visit printfair.com.

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VCUarts Painting + Printmaking Seeks MFA Candidates for 2019

The VCUarts Painting + Printmaking MFA provides opportunities for artists to develop their work through intensive studio time, immersive theory and criticism courses, teaching experience, exhibition opportunities, and professional opportunities.

Each semester, a visiting professor teaches the Graduate Seminar course and conducts bi-weekly individual critiques. Additionally, visiting artists, curators, and critics give lectures and conduct studio visits. Recent visiting artists, curators, and critics include: Stanya Kahn, Caitlin Cherry, Wendy Vogel, Kanishka Raja, Alejandro Cesarco, Thom Donovan, Galit Eilat, Nicole Eisenman, Rochelle Feinstein, Joanne Greenbaum, Daniel Joseph Martinez, Ulrike Müller, R.H. Quaytman, Lisi Raskin, and Fred Wilson.

Travel experiences are a crucial element of the VCU curriculum. In previous years students have visited Documenta 14, Sculpture Project Münster, Berlin Art Week, as well as art events in Mexico City, Los Angeles, Peru and China. All MFA candidates can participate in regular VCUarts alumni exhibitions in New York City, and alumni have the opportunity to participate in the Wutzell Residency in Italy and the SOMA fellowship in Mexico City.

VCUarts is one of the nation’s leading arts schools, dedicated to advancing creative expression, supporting new scholarship, sparking innovation and deepening the role of the arts in society. Its visual arts and design graduate programs have received top rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

MFA Open House is on November 10. Application deadline is January 15, 2019.

For more information about the VCUarts Painting + Printmaking MFA, contact the Director of Graduate Studies, Cara Benedetto, at cbenedetto@vcu.edu or visit arts.vcu.edu.

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