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Acquisitions

Oregon foundation acquires Judy Chicago print archive

Over 300 works chart the career of a feminist pioneer in revelatory detail

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coronavirus

Artists and galleries help raise coronavirus relief funds through print edition sales

Eric Fischl is supplying a limited edition print to benefit the closed New York Academy of Art while other sales are being donated to emergency funds and community organisations

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Book Shorts

Twentieth-century American hopes and dreams are shown in black and white in this book of prints

Volume shows how the political and social aspirations of the Progressive Movement inspired American artists

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Art fairs

How to pick the best print at New York's IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair

Under new leadership, the longest-running fair dedicated to prints hopes to educate buyers on the pros and cons of the medium

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Rembrandt special: the complete artist

As shows marking the 350th anniversary of the Old Master's death open, we look at his masterpieces at the Rijksmuseum, Dulwich Picture Gallery and the British Museum. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Books

Wish you were here: revolutionary postcards in Imperial Russia

Book collects pictorially subversive propaganda in a populist medium

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Exhibitions

Hands-on research underpins a pioneering chiaroscuro woodcut exhibition

Scientists and artists replicated the Renaissance design, inking and printing process

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From centuries of printmaking to video art pioneers

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Exhibitions

Big on Bruegel: Vienna museum assembles largest show on the artist

A literally once-in-a-lifetime exhibition at Kunsthistorisches Museum

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Books

Renaissance prints as sources of images for maiolica and bronze reliefs

The interactions of Renaissance drawing, printing and ceramics

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Exhibitions

Rembrandt the master printmaker—and shrewd market manipulator

Denver Art Museum's exhibition of the Old Master's prints looks at how he “intentionally made rarities” for his collectors

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Art Basel 2018

Theaster Gates: ‘There’s no better Madonna than my mother’

Artist sets up printing press in Basel to explore ‘Black Madonna’ theme

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Art market

David Tunick elected president of the International Fine Print Dealers Association

The New York dealer pledges to battle the perception of prints as "poor second cousins" to paintings

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Art market

What to see at New York's International Fine Print Dealers Association fair

The event, which opens today at a new venue, shows artists stretching the boundaries of the medium with three dimensions and digital manipulation

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Exhibitions

The rise and fall of the American dream: Printmaking in America on show at the British Museum

200 works are now on show which explore hot topics from the 1960s onward, from Vietnam to the AIDs crisis

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Otto Dix

Germany's attempt to permanently retain Otto Dix print collection belonging to George Economou fails

Tycoon keeps 500-strong collection after German campaign to include it in national heritage list is thwarted

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Collectors

Collector interview: Budget collector Daniel Mason gives his Frieze tips

Among other advice, he suggests to buy what you like and that the affordable stuff is tucked round the back

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Forgeries

Another Banksy print fraud comes to light

The publisher of the artist’s works on paper issues warning over forgeries

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Banksy

Banksy's publishers give contradictory statements over eBay print fraud

Pictures on Walls have released three statements, both admitting to and denying covert sales of undocumented copies online

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Basel

Sales going steady at first Print Basel

Satisfaction was felt among dealers at the fair's opening, where London was well represented

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Vienna

Albertina to reopen its collection to scholars—finally

The institution has installed an impressive high-tech robotic system to store and retrieve its holdings of prints and drawings

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Art fairs

Original Prints, London, reaching a new audience

Today’s print buyer is no longer a specialist collector

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Auctions

Partial success for Japanese woodblock prints at the Bérès sale

Hokusai is now hotter than Sharaku

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Art market

Counter Editions, the internet publisher working with artists to create original prints, is now self-funding and prospering

The small firm's success lies in their acquisition of big-name artists

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Art fairs

London Original Print Fair is a serious event for real collectors

But £60 can still buy you quality

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Rembrandt

X-ray techniques date Rembrandt prints precisely

“In Sotheby’s N.Y. last May 28 out of 80 prints were later impressions”

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Tate

Problems with British Museum acquisitions summed up in new show 'Collecting the Twentieth Century'

An exhibition at the British Museum makes Brian Sewell question whether it should be buying twentieth-century material at all

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Forgeries

Matisse forgeries in the market is nothing new

Dealers fear more forged prints may emerge