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Thursday, 30 December 2021

Born on this day: Jan Kubíček (1927-2013)

Dear reader,

With the December month also comes the last News Corner of the year 2021. A year of lockdowns and reopenings, but we keep our heads up and search for those bright and shining graphic arts opportunities. We wish you a healthy and happy New Year.


#London In the Dulwich Picture Gallery you can go see the exhibition 'Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011): Radical Beauty', until 18 April 2022. This is the first major UK exhibition of woodcuts by the leading Abstract Expressionist.

#Paris The exhibition 'Charles Donker. Always looking' will be held at the Fondation Custodia from 3 December 2021 to 3 April 2022. Donker’s technique, and the renowned delicacy of his work, place him among the greatest Dutch graphic artists of his time.

#Paris At the Beaux-Arts museum you can now go see the exhibit: Draw the letter, write the drawing. On show until 16 January 2022.

#Vevey #Bauhaus On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the birth of the American artist Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956), the Musée Jenisch presents the engraved work of this famous artist linked to the Bauhaus. Lyonel Feininger - La ville et la mer, on view until 9 January 2022.

#NY Whitney Museum of American Art, opened the exhibition: Labyrinth of Forms:

Women and Abstraction, 1930–1950. Women were key figures in modernist avant-garde art groups, often taking on leadership roles. They also wrote and lectured on abstraction and advanced methods of making, particularly in print media. On show until 13 March 2022.

#NY At the Met, New York: Cruel Radiance, Photography, 1940s-1960s. The show explores the flourishing of photography as a medium between World War II and the Vietnam War and focuses on recent gifts. On view until 1 May 2022.

#NY #MET Also at the MET: the exhibit: Modern Times: British Prints, 1913–1939, conveys the vibrancy and innovation, as well as the destruction and turmoil of life of industrial change. Open until 9 January 2022.

#Cologne Parallel to the major exhibition 'Discovered! Painting Techniques from Martini to Monet', the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation Corboud dedicates its Print Room to drawing as the basis of the artist's training and aesthetic education: Learning the Line - the art of drawing. Until 16 February 2022.

#Bremen #etching The Kunsthalle opened 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. On view until 27 February 2022.

#Antwerp On view until 6 March in Museum Plantin Moretus: Life in Antwerp through the eyes of the Italian Guicciardini. Guicciardini was a migrant who moved to the Netherlands and settled in Antwerp. In 1567 he published his bestseller: 'Descrittione (...) di tutti i Paesi Bassi altrimenti detti Germania inferiore.' In this book he describes all the cities of the Netherlands.

#TheHague The museum Escher in het Paleis in The Hague displays 10 iconic portrait prints by Andy Warhol as their winterexhibit. On show until 6 March.

#Chichester The Pallant House Gallery now shows the exhibit: Hockney to Himid: 60 Years of British Printmaking. Open until 24 April 2022.


#curatorialfellow Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is looking for a fellow with specific expertise in early modern Italian and/or French works on paper. This will be a three-year appointment with the possibility of renewal. The ultimate goal for the Fellow is to achieve a deep understanding of the variety of skills needed to succeed as a curator of works on paper. Apply here! DL: 31 December.

#printfellow The University of San Diego seeks a Hoehn Curatorial Fellow for Prints. This fellow is a key contributor to the University Galleries’ team. Responsible for coordinating most exhibitions in the Hoehn Family Galleries, advising on aspects of the University Print Collection, and supervising student interns, the Fellow works 4 days a week on site, and is offered one research day to independently pursue their own scholarship/teaching. Apply here! DL: 3 January 2022.

#cataloguer #photography The Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, has a vacancy for a cataloguer of photography, 24 hours per week for 6 months. More info here. DL: 7 January 2022.

#assistantcurator The Royal Collection Trust, Windsor Castle, is looking for a permanent Assistant Curator of Prints and Drawings! The Royal Collection contains an internationally important collection of 40,000 drawings and watercolours and 120,000 prints, from the fifteenth century to the present day. More info here! DL: 9 January 2022.

#MET #cataloguer The Met is looking for a Collections Management Assistant, serving as a cataloguer and Rapid Capture assistant in the Department of Drawings and Prints. More info and applying here! DL: 10 January 2022.

#fellowship RISD (Rode Island School of Design) Museum announced a fellowship funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The three-year term position within the Museum's department of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, is an exciting opportunity for a junior scholar who wishes to pursue a curatorial career. Priority consideration will be given to applications received on or before 14 January 2022.

#researchfellowships The New York Public Library offers Short-Term Research Fellowships to support scholars, based outside the New York metropolitan area, engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, and independent research in the arts and humanities. Fellowship stipends are $1,000 per week for a minimum of two and a maximum of four concurrent weeks. More info on their website. DL: 31 January 2022.

#researchfellowships The Visual Culture Program invites applications for 2022–23 short-term fellowships: The William H. Helfand Fellowship for American Visual Culture and The Program in Visual Culture Terra Foundation Fellowships for Research on American Popular Graphic Arts. The stipends for both are $2500 for a one-month fellowship. DL: 1 March 2022.


#cfp #photography #extendeddeadline The University of Heidelberg organizes a workshop on 17-19 February 2022 about 'Photography as Knowledge (Re-)Production in Twentieth-Century East Asia: A hybrid workshop on the history of photography'. The organisers invite 20-minute presentations from PhD students and post-doctoral researchers. DL: 4 January 2022.

#cfp #17thcentury Dr. Kaley Kramer, Dr. Adam James Smith and Dr. Rachel Stenner are seeking contributors for a volume entitled "The People of Print in the Seventeenth Century". It will be comprised of 10 x 2750 word essays, each of which will profile one significant figure from the book and print trades (broadly defined) in the seventeenth century. More info here! DL: 21 January 2022.

#callforapplications The J. Paul Getty Museum is pleased to announce “Color on Paper”, a workshop organized in conjunction with the Getty Foundation’s Paper Project initiative devoted to training and professional development for curators of prints and drawings. “Color on Paper” will consist of a series of six virtual seminars throughout the course of 2022 and a week-long residency in Los Angeles in early 2023. More info here! DL: 31 January 2022.

#cfp #books The Yearbook for Dutch Book History publishes Dutch and English articles on the book history of the Low Countries, in all time periods. For the 30th Yearbook, to be published in 2023, they welcome in particular contributions for the theme ‘Technology and Transformation’. DL for proposals: 1 March 2022.


#conference #books Princeton University organizes the two-day conference 'Power, Patronage, and Production: Book Arts from Central Europe (ca. 800–1500)' on 13-15 January 2022. Check out the schedule and register here!


#boijmans #newcurator The Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, has appointed Rosie Razzall as their new curator of drawings. Since 2012, Razzall has been Curator of Prints and Drawings with the Royal Collection Trust, at Windsor Castle. It is her ambition to build on the visibility of the drawing collection at Boijmans through research, publications, displays and exhibitions.

#rijksmuseum #newcurators Two new curators at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam! Niels van Maanen started in November as curator of 20th and 21st century prints and drawings. The museum appointed Charles Kang as their curator of 18th and 19th century drawings.

#grant Stephanie Porras was awarded the 2021 APS publication grant to support her forthcoming book: The First Viral Images: Maerten de Vos, Antwerp Print, and the Early Modern Globe.


See you in 2022!

The News Corner Team,

Iris Louwersheimer &

Marte Sophie Meessen

AG communication coordinators


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