Richard Hull, Manneken Press, work in progress

John Yau on Richard Hull in Hyperallergic

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Weekend Studio Visit: Richard Hull in East Village, Chicago, by John Yau.

A wonderful article by John Yau on Richard Hull’s recent work was published in Hyperallergic this weekend. The article discusses Hull’s current “Stolen Portraits” series of paintings and drawings and includes a number of images of very recent work. Link to the article here.

Richard Hull produced a pair of etchings and several monotypes in this vein at Manneken Press in 2015. Hull’s prints can be viewed here, and in person at the upcoming E/AB Fair at Manneken’s booth (B38).

E/AB Fair, Manneken Press

The 2016 Editions/Artists’ Books Fair, Nov. 3-6, 2016.

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Please join Manneken Press in Booth B38 at the 2016 E/AB Fair, November 3-6 2016.

This year’s Fair will gather over 40 exhibitors from around the US, Europe, and South Africa showing their latest publications at The Tunnel in New York’s Chelsea. The Fair will take place November 3 – 6 during New York’s Print Week, to coincide with IFPDA’s Print Fair, and dozens of special exhibitions, talks, and workshops throughout the city.

Editions / Artists’ Book Fair (E/AB Fair) has been New York’s premier showcase for the discovery of new and contemporary prints, multiples, and artists’ books. Renowned for its cultivation of an international community of publishers, E/AB Fair provides a platform for their growth in the art market. Each year the Fair presents a thoughtfully curated exhibition of works by hundreds of emerging and established artists and an informative program of artist talks.

Mary Judge, etching, aquatint, limited edition, Manneken Press

Mary Judge editions

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Mary Judge signed her two new etching editions last week.

We are photographing the two new prints, various color trial proofs and state proofs in preparation for getting them up on the website. The prints will have their public debut in Manneken Press’ booth (B38) at the Editions/Artists’ Books Fair next month in New York City.

Mary Judge will be showing new drawings in a solo exhibition at Kenise Barnes Fine Art in Larchmont, NY, also in November.

Kate Petley, Richard Hull

Editions/Artists’ Books Fair 2016

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Manneken Press is pleased to announce our participation in the 2016 E/AB Fair, November 3-6 at The Tunnel in NYC.

The Editions/Artists’ Books Fair (E/AB)–New York’s premier showcase for contemporary art publishers and dealers, presenting prints, multiples and artists’ books—returns November 3rd – 6th to Chelsea’s Waterfront Tunnel for its third edition under the direction of the Lower East Side Printshop. Timed to coincide with its sister fair the IFPDA’s Print Fair during New York Print Week, this year E/AB Fair will showcase forty publishers from across the US, Europe, South Africa and Japan featuring new works by emerging, mid-career, and established artists in a variety of mediums from silkscreen and intaglio to cyanotype and archival pigment prints.

Manneken Press will be featuring prints that we published in 2015 and 2016 by Jack Davidson, Richard Hull, Mary Judge, Gary Justis, Judy Ledgerwood, Kate Petley, Sarah Smelser and Philip Van Keuren.

We hope to see you at the Editions/Artists’ Books Fair in 2016!

Mary Judge is Back!

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Mary Judge returned to Manneken Press right after Labor Day to complete the etchings she began in June.

Jonathan Higgins is hard at work printing editions of the pair of 3-plate etching and aquatints. Manneken Press will feature these new prints at the Editions/Artist’s Book Fair in New York, November 3-6. The prints will also be seen in Mary Judge’s solo exhibition at Kenise Barnes Fine Art which opens on November 5th.

Jack Davidson at THEODORE: Art

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Jack Davidson is one of several artists included in the exhibition Deux Côtés / Two Sides at THEODORE:Art, Brooklyn, NY.

Jack Davidson, who lives and works in Barcelona, creates collages from torn, painted paper to which he adds elements such as Rorschach blots and metal leaf accents. These carefully considered compositions become the basis for his paintings. The exhibition at THEODORE:Art includes several of his collages. Exhibition dates are Sept. 9 – Oct. 17 2016.

Davidson also used collages as the basis for the monotypes he created at Manneken Press in April 2016.  Jack Davidson’s prints can be viewed here.

Manneken Press will be showing Davidson’s monotypes at the Editions/Artist Book Fair in New York, November 3-6.

PH21 Gallery,Budapest,Gary Justis

Gary Justis at PH21 Gallery in Budapest

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A digital photograph by Gary Justis is included in “RGB”, an international juried photography exhibition at PH21 Gallery in Budapest, Hungary.

Gary Justis often uses light as both subject and material in his kinetic sculptures, digital photographs and monoprints. His recent work involves the manipulation of various light sources and a variety of reflective surfaces and objects to create mysterious figures of light, which he then photographs.   Some images reference human or alien figures, animals, imaginary plants, natural phenomena, land or spacescapes, while others are completely abstract. These digital works are realized as archival pigment prints.

Images of Gary Justis’ digital works and his recently completed monoprint series at Manneken Press can be viewed here: http://mannekenpress.com/artists-3/gary-justis-page/

The exhibition in Budapest runs through September 20, 2016.

Congratulations, Mel Cook!

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Congratulations to Mel Cook, Manneken Press artist extraordinaire, whose work is featured in the current issue of New American Paintings.

There are still two prints remaining from the amazing group of monotype/collages she made at Manneken Press in 2013, and they can be viewed here: http://mannekenpress.com/artists-3/melissa-cook-grid/#mg

My copy of New American Paintings 😁

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