Lisa Bulawsky
Associate Professor, Printmaking and Drawing
College of Art and Graduate School of Art
Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Art
Washington University in St. Louis


Resources

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Readings and Articles

Art in Print
Art in Print offers important and timely writing on art and prints by an international array of curators and critics, artists and scholars. Our reach is global, and encompasses the complete history of printed images from ancient China to 21st century Brooklyn.

Bibliography: Print Media
A link to an annotated bibliography from Beauvais Lyons “intended to provide a set of readings to inform practice in contemporary print media.”

Philagrafika's Working States
Working States is an online publication program of Philagrafika designed to facilitate an international exchange of ideas and encourage new critical theory on the field of printmaking in what has become a growing cross discipline practice in contemporary art. Includes articles, lectures, and an excellent bibliography.

 

On appropriation, copyright, plagiarism, intellectual property, the creative commons, etc.

The ecstasy of influence: A plagiarism, Harper's, February 2007, by Jonathan Lethem

On the Rights of Molotov Man: Appropriation and the Art of Context, Harper's, February 2007, by Joy Garnett and Susan Meiselas

Copy Rights, Art News, March 2012, by Barbara Pollack

 

Other readings

A New Exploration and Reconsideration of Pictorial Multiplicity by Xu Bing

Printmaking: A Colony of the Arts by Luis Camnitzer

Authenticiy in Printmaking: A Red Herring, by Ruth Pelzer-Montada

Authentic Experience, by Kevin Haas

Embedded Practices, by Kevin Haas

Participatory Art: A Paradigm Shift from Objects to Subjects by Suzana Milevska

The Economics of Attention Style and Substance in the Age of Information (the rules of attention economy art) by Richard A. Lanham

Also see readings listed for the course/project Regifting: Print, Distribution, and Gift Exchange.

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Technical Resources

Printmaking and Digital Media - by Kevin Haas
Includes excellent tutorials on photolithography, Pronto plates, digital basics. In PDF format, downloadable handouts.

Peggy Jones' Handout Index
Peggy Jones, an artist who teaches at MiraCosta College in California put together this extensive compilation of handouts for her digital photography classes there. Her handouts on Photoshop and Bridge, color management and color space, and computer basics are especially applicable, well-written and very helpful for the beginner.

Non-toxic Printmaking
This resource, assembled by Friedhard Kiekeben (RCA), artist and researcher, is dedicated to the dissemination of recent research into alternatives to the toxic hazards of traditional printmaking.

Scanning and resolution

lynda.com
lynda.com is recognized worldwide as a trusted educational resource in the field of digital arts. Free tutorials as well as levels of subscription are available for learning software such as Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, etc. Their mission is to help you learn, master, and apply digital tools and techniques.

 

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