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Thursday, 31 March 2022 Born on this day: Koenraad Tinel

Dear reader,

With the start of spring, we move forward to a spectacular April. Find the exhibitions, opportunities and call-for-papers below.


#Leiden The exhibitionSōsaku hanga’ at the Japan Museum SieboldHuis has been extended until 29 May 2022. With more than 150 works from the sōsaku hanga momevement on display, it shows the development of ‘creative prints’ in Japan. For the first time in Europe, an entire exhibition is dedicated to this movement, where the creative autonomy of Japanese print artists was most important.

#Bremen The Kunsthalle Bremen is presenting a selection of printed works by Hors Antes from the 1960s to the present in the exhibition: Horst Antes: Etchings. In addition to his paintings and sculptures Antes has created an extensive and diverse body of printed works. On show until 19 June.

#Chichester The Pallant House Gallery exhibit: Hockney to Himid: 60 Years of British Printmaking. The exhibition will chart how Britain emerged from the postwar years in the early 1960s, navigated the social changes of the 1970s and 1980s, and saw the ascendency of contemporary British art from the 1990s to the present day. Open until 24 April 2022.

#Silkeborg Until 15 may, the Museum Jorn will be showing the first retrospective exhibition in Scandinavia featuring the German artist Ralf Winkler (1939–2017) alias: A. R. Penck. The exhibit displays more than 150 paintings, sculptures, drawings, and graphic works by one of the most significant German artists to emerge after World War II.

#Dresden In the Kupferstich- Kabinett of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden you can see the exhibit: La Chine. It displays a 18th Century China-Collection, consisting of porcelain wares, over 1100 Chinese drawings and watercolour paintings on paper and silk, as well as woodcuts and coloured prints and with 850 chinoiserie prints. On show until 8 May.

#Champaign The Krannert Art Museum (KAM) at the campus of the University of Illinois opens the exhibition Sacred/Supernatural: Religion, Myth, and Magic in Early Modern European Prints. It is on show until 15 May.

#Berlin The Gemäldegalerie Berlin opened the exhibit: Fantastic Beasts in Graphic Art from the 15th to the 18th Century. On view until 12 June!

#Aberdeen The Art Gallery Aberdeen presents the exhibit: Francis Walker: Printing On. Frances Walker CBE RSA is one of Scotland’s most highly-regarded living artists. She was a founding member of the city’s Peacock Printmakers. This exhibition features six new co-published prints made by Walker at Peacock’s print studio workshop. On show until 12 June.

#Wellesley On view until 5 June in The Davis Museum at Wellesley College: Philosophers, Muses, and Gods. The Ancient World in Dutch and Flemish Prints.


#grants The Printing Historical Society awards grants (£500- £1000) to support historical research in printing technology, the printing and related industries, printed materials and artefacts, type and typefounding, print culture, and the history of printing processes and design. DL: 31 March.

#fellowships #lastchance Doctoral fellowships at the Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel. The HAB functions as one of Europe’s most important research libraries. Its unique rare book and manuscript holdings and special collections, such as print, painting and historical map collections, are famous all around the world. Applicants may apply for a fellowship of between 2 and 10 months. More info on their