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February 8th, 2018

Born today: Franz Marc, German painter (1880)

FIVE TO SEE! wherever you are

SWITZERLAND: the Kupferstichkabinett of the Kunstmuseum Basel is displaying a retrospective of Georg Baselitz' graphic art (until April 29th).

SPAIN: the Biblioteca Nacional de España is hosting Dibujos de Rosario Weiss (1814-1843), until April 22nd

FRANCE: the Musée du dessin et de l'estampe originale in Gravelines is presenting 30 prints by Jan van der Straet dedicated to the Chasses sauvages (until March 12th).

POLAND: after being displayed at the National Museum in Warsaw, the Biedermaier exhibition can now be seen at the National Museum in Szczecin (until April 15th).

...pssst! our Polish satellite, Ars Graphica Polska, visited this exhibition while it was still in Warsaw: read a review on our blog!

AUSTRIA: viennese watercolours (Das Wiener Aquarell) will be soon on display at the Albertina, from February 18th until May 13th. A curator tour will take place on April 11th at 17.30.


PhD PLACEMENT: the British Library in London offers a placement for a PhD student to study and catalogue c. 350 First World War French posters.

JOB: Leeds Museums and Galleries seek to appoint an Assistant Curator, Fine Art with a specialism in works on paper to join the team, based at Leeds Art Gallery

(closing date: February 18th).

CFP: "The Profession of the Print Publisher in the Long 16th Century" abstracts are now being accepted for the Annual Meeting of Sixteenth Century Society & Conference (Albuquerque, New Mexico, November 1-4) organised by Femke Speelberg, Department of Drawings and Prints (MET). The session is co-sponsored by the Association of Print Scholars.

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE: the Bodleian Libraries' Printer-in-Residence programme (one month) in 2018-19 is now open to letterpress printers and book artists. Deadline: 1 March 2018.


Within the colloque "Faire carrière en Italie: les artistes étrangers à Rome et à Venise au temps de Nicolas Régnier" (Nantes, Musée d'arts, February 22-23), Ars Graphica member and Paris satellite coordinator Francesca Mariano will present a paper entitled Jérôme David «nobilis calcographus» au service de l’Accademia degli Incogniti à Venise.

The 2018 Salon du Dessin will take place in Paris, Palais Brongniart, from 21st to 26th March.


Charles M. Rosenberg, Rembrandt's Religious Prints. The Feddersen Collection at the Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame, IN: Indiana University Press; Snite Museum of Art, 2017.



Our next issue will be dedicated to photography. If you are involved in projects or exhibitions relating to this media, or simply have heard of some interesting events and facts, let us know! We'll be happy to share it with all our readers.

Silvia Massa

AG communication coordinator

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