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Thursday, 30 September 2021

Born on this day: Gustav Kampmann (1859-1917)

Dear reader,

We hope you had a great summer! Find our graphic arts-selection below in this September News Corner.


#exhibit #Hamburg #lastchance In the Kunsthalle you can now visit 'Raphael The Impact of a Genius', which displays 230 prints, drawings, paintings and photographs. The exhibition explores the history of reproductions of Raphael's work and his fame, and is open until 3 October 2021.

#exhibit #Bremen #lastchance From 21 July until 10 October, in the Kunsthalle: As long as it's a Dürer. The Klugkist Collection. The drawings and nearly complete collection of Albrecht Dürer’s graphic reproductions belong to the most famous works in the holdings of Kunsthalle’s Department of Prints and Drawings.

#exhibition #Nancy #lastchance The Musée des Beaux-Arts, the Municipal Library of Nancy, and the Palace of the Dukes of Lorraine-Lorraine Museum joined forces to dedicate an exhibition to one of the greatest engravers of the 17th century, Israël Silvestre (1621-1691), showing the almost complete printed oeuvre in 'Invitation aux Voyage'. The prints represent his travels from Paris to Rome and Nancy to Naples. The exhibition is at the Musée des Beaux-Arts until 3 October 2021.

#photography #NewYork #lastchance On show in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, until 3 October: 'New York: The New Woman Behind the Camera'. With over 120 photographers from 20 countries, the exhibition explores the diverse work of artists, the New Women, who expressed female empowerment, modernity, and experimentation in the 1920's to the 1950's.

#NewYork On view, also in the Met, until 17 January 2022: Selections from the Department of Drawings and Prints: Revolution, Resistance, and Activism. The drawings, prints, and posters, from the eighteenth century to the present, relate to the American, French, Haitian, Mexican, and Russian revolutions, the abolition of slavery, and campaigns for and against the dominant political systems of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

#exhibit #Oxford On display until 3 January 2022: the exhibition 'Tokyo: Art & Photography' in the Ashmolean Museum. Highlights include historic folding screens and iconic woodblock prints, video works, pop art, and contemporary photographs by Moriyama Daido and Ninagawa Mika.

#exhibition #Baltimore In the Baltimore museum of Art the exhibit 'Women Behaving Badly: 400 Years of Power & Protest' displays approximately 75 illustrations of female power and courage. It includes prints by Albrecht Dürer, Rembrandt, Francisco de Goya, and Edvard Munch. On show until 19 December 2021.

#Ottawa On view in the National Gallery of Canada until 14 November 2021: The Collectors’ Cosmos: The Meakins–McClaran Print Collection. The selection of prints ranges from the German 15th century through the Dutch 17th century, to the 20th century in Europe and North America, including names like Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Albrecht Dürer, Hendrik Goltzius, Jusepe de Ribera, Jacob van Ruisdael, Jean-François Millet, John James Audubon and many others. Get your ticket here.

#exhibition #Haarlem On view until 7 November: Baroque at Teylers. The Teylers Museum shows a selection of their fine collection of 17th century Italian drawings in this exhibition.

#drawings #Beijing Exhibition in M WOODS, Beijing: Italian Renaissance Drawings, a dialogue with China. A touring exhibition from the British Museum shows the 16th century drawings next to the work of contemporary Chinese artists. Until 20 February 2022. More info here!

#Aachen #Dürer At the Suermondt-Ludwig-Museum in Aachen you can still visit the highly acclaimed exhibit on Albrecht Dürer: The Dürer was here A Journey becomes Legend. Visit the website for details. On show until 24 October 2021.

#states #Boston The exhibition 'States of Play: Prints from Rembrandt to Delsarte' can be visited at the University Research Gallery Harvard Art Museums until 2 January 2022.

#exhibit #London In the Dulwich Picture Gallery you can now go see the exhibition 'Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011): Radical Beauty', until 17 April 2022. This is the first major UK exhibition of woodcuts by the leading Abstract Expressionist.

#Hokusai #London Today the exhibit 'Hokusai - The Great Picture Book of Everything' at the British Museum opens. 103 recently acquired drawings by Hokusai are displayed, produced in the 1820s–1840s for an illustrated encyclopedia called The Great Picture Book of Everything. For reasons unknown, the book was never published, presenting the opportunity to see these exceptional works which would otherwise have been destroyed as part of the wood-block printing process. More information on the website. Open until 30 January 2022.

#exhibit #Philadelphia The Library Company of Philadelphia has opened the exhibition 'Imperfect History: The Graphics Arts Collection at Benjamin Franklin’s Public Library 20 Sept 2021. It is on show until 8 April 2022.

#exhibit Until 30 November, the exhibit 'Le Trait de la Séduction' with drawings from the School of Fontainebleau, of which many have never been shown and which are nevertheless essential in the history of the French Renaissance art, can be viewed at the Château de Chantilly.

#paperartexhibit #Apeldoorn "Cut, folded, torn, glued, recycled, processed, painted, and stuck together": every other year, CODA Paper Art shows the entire range of art made of paper; from small artworks to huge installations. In this tenth edition, CODA Museum in Apeldoorn brings together the works of 49 artists from the Netherlands and abroad. On show until 9 January 2022; check the website for details.

#openingsoon #Bremen The Kunsthalle will open the exhibit: Goya and Manet: Revolutionary Etching on 23 October. The exhibition in the Department of Prints and Drawings shows Goya’s impressive etchings and presents them next to selected works by Manet. The works on display largely come from a bequest to the collection by the collector and former chairman of the Kunstverein in Bremen, H. H. Meier Jr. (1845–1905).


#lastchance #assitantcurator The Yale Center for British Art seeks an Assistant Curator of Prints and Drawings to join its Curatorial Division. The Center’s Department of Prints and Drawings encompasses more than 20,000 drawings and watercolors, over 35,000 prints, as well as a growing collection of photographs. Find the job description and how to apply here. DL: 1 October 2021!

#curatorialassistant The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, is accepting applications for a full-time curatorial assistant for the Department of Prints and Drawings. The Curatorial Assistant will assist the Department’s curatorial staff in all areas of their responsibilities, including research for exhibitions and publications, administrative work in the context of curatorial functions such as acquisitions, exhibitions, loans et cetera. Apply here! DL: 8 October 2021.

#conservators #photography #paper The Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, is looking for two junior conservators of photographic materials (36 hours), and a junior conservator of paper! (18 or 28 hours) DL for all vacancies: 10 October 2021.

#grants #ThePaperProject #Getty The Getty Foundation announced a new cycle of grants for The Paper Project! Grants (ranging from $25,000 to $125,000) are available for early- to mid-career curators of prints and drawings to support exhibitions, publications, workshops and digital projects. Find more info here! DL intent to apply: 1 November 2021. DL full application: 1 December 2021.

#job The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking an Associate Curator or Curator of Prints with a broad knowledge of prints who can expand, diversify, and reinterpret existing canons and has an interest in printmaking before 1800 or pre 1950 America. Find the details here. Accepting applications as of 1 October 2021.


#prize #lastchance The ‘Printing Historical Society Prize for New Scholarship’ is available again this year. Submissions are invited in the form of a new article on a printing-historical subject, suitable for the Society’s Journal. The winning author will receive this year’s Prize, a purse of £500, membership of the Society for one year, and publication in the PHS Journal. Full details on their website. DL: 1 October 2021!

#cfp #eighteenthcentury The American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) calls for papers for their 52nd annual meeting in Baltimore, Maryland (31 March - 2 April 2022). The session 'Spreading the Image: European Print Culture of the Eighteenth Century' invites new scholarship on the publishing, commerce, and distribution of prints to investigate the close net of international collaborations within the European and Global print markets in the long 18th century. Find more info here! (Look for session 131). Extended DL: 8 October 2021.

#cfp #avantgardeart The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, in collaboration with the University of Leuven and the Université Libre de Bruxelles, are organizing an international symposium on the role of paper in European avant-garde art during the first half of the 20th century on 23-25 March 2022. Find their call for papers here. DL: 15 October 2021.

#cfp #photography The Developing Room’s, a working group at the Center for Cultural Analysis at Rutgers University, announced there Fifth Annual Graduate Student Colloquium on the History and Theory of Photography (virtual event and free and open to the public). This event is for Ph.D. students from any field of study who are working on dissertation topics in which photography, its histories and theories, plays a central role. Check the website for details. DL: 15 October 2021.

#cfp #conference #colourprints On 23 and 24 June 2022 the conference 'Printing Colour and Colouring Prints in Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Europe: Comparative Perspectives' will take place, organized by the Institute of Art History at the University of Warsaw, Poland. Check the link for the call for papers, DL: 1 November 2021.

#prize #drawings Master Drawings is seeking submissions by scholars under the age of 40 for the 4th Annual Ricciardi Prize! The winning submission will be awarded $5,000 with a publication date in 2022. Only unpublished essays on drawings topics will be considered. DL: 15 November 2021.

#cfp #Fontainebleauschool The Bibliothèque nationale de France organizes two study days on 9-10 June 2022 to mark the end of a two-year research and cataloguing project centred on their rich collection of prints and drawings. The colloquium focuses on new research on the Fontainebleau School. The proceedings will be published in the online journal the Nouvelles de l’Estampe. DL for proposals: 4 December 2021.

#cfp The 36th Biennial Congress of the International Paper Historians (IPH) will be held in Krems/Donau, Austria from 17 to 22 August 2022. The congress, entitled 'Paper of Graphic Art', will focus on paper, whatever its source, used as the primary material for Graphic Art world-wide. While books and their paper were the focus of numerous previous IPH meetings, the congress will now address graphic art on paper. Because of this, research on any paper is welcomed, so long as they may be connected with prints and drawings in one or the other way (including contemporary installations involving paper). Check the website for details. DL: 15 February 2022.


#lectures The Book and Print Initiative seminar series will continue this Autumn. Check the website for the upcoming (online) talks.


#rediscovered The Flemish Community bought a rediscovered drawing by Rubens. It concerns a book illustration to the 'Opticorum libri sex', written by Franciscus Aguilonius and published in 1613. The drawing is given to the Museum Plantin-Moretus in Antwerp on a long-term loan.


See you in October!

The News Corner Team,

Iris Louwersheimer &

Marte Sophie Meessen

AG communication coordinators


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