Join us at EXPO Chicago, the International Exposition of Contemporary Art

EXPO Chicago

Manneken Press is pleased to announce our participation in EXPO Chicago 2018. Visit us in booth #421 to see our recent projects, editions, portfolios, unique prints and other works on paper. To preview works in our booth visit our Artsy page. For tickets and other info click here.  We look forward to seeing you in Chicago!

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Richard Hull reviewed in Hyperallergic

Richard Hull, Manneken Press, etching, Tuesday,

John Yau reviews Richard Hull’s current solo exhibition for Hyperallergic In Richard Hull’s Hall of Mirrors, Yau writes about Hull‘s “funny, weird, seductive, robust, mysterious, saucy, and nearly impossible to decipher” paintings and sculpture now on view in Chicago at Western Exhibitions. Hull’s recent etchings “Tuesday” (which was recently acquired by the WVU Art Museum) and “Wednesday”, published by Manneken Press in 2017, are also included in the exhibition. Link to Yau‘s previous writing on…

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Fuzzy Logic: Prints by Ted Kincaid 1998 – 2008

Manneken Press presents “Fuzzy Logic: Prints by Ted Kincaid 1998 – 2008” This online exhibition of the extensive body of work by Ted Kincaid published by Manneken Press can be viewed here. Over the course of his thirty-year career, Ted Kincaid’s work has included minimalist grids and fields of pattern, abstracted clouds and con trails, icebergs and shipwrecks, landscapes and the moon. With the singular mission of questioning the veracity of the photographic image, he…

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Solo Exhibitions in April: Ledgerwood, Hull and Petley

Richard Hull, Manneken Press

Manneken Press artists Judy Ledgerwood, Richard Hull and Kate Petley all have solo exhibitions this month. Judy Legerwood: Far From the Tree, an exhibition of new paintings, is at Rhona Hoffman Gallery from 4/6 – 5/19/18, at the gallery’s new location at 1711 W Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL. Link to Judy Ledgerwood’s prints here. Richard Hull: New Work opens on 4/13 and runs through 5/26/18 at Western Exhibitions, 1709 W Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL. Hull’s recent etchings…

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“Nevertheless, She Persisted” on Artsy

To mark Women’s History Month, Manneken Press will present “Nevertheless She Persisted”, an online exhibition on our Artsy site. Opening March 8, 2018, International Women’s Day, the exhibition celebrates the amazing talents of fourteen female artists, and expresses our hope for the ultimate goal of equality among all artists, and among all peoples in all walks of life. The artists included in the exhibition are: Camille Billops, Mel Cook, LJ Douglas, Rhea Edge, Betty Friedman, Mary…

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Peter Feldstein, 1942 – 2017

Manneken Press Peter Feldstein photogravure

We were saddened to hear of the death, on December 1 2017, of Peter Feldstein, a photographer, who was a teacher and mentor to many over his long career, and a friend to Sarah Smelser and Jonathan Higgins  of Manneken Press. Peter taught for many years at the University of Iowa. He was best known for a photographic project he began in 1984, capturing the portraits and words of all of the inhabitants of Oxford,…

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Exhibition: Sarah Smelser and Jonathan Higgins at Knox College

Manneken Press, Jonathan Higgins, Sarah Smelser, The Box Gallery

I’ll Be Your Mirror: Recent Work by Sarah Smelser and Jonathan Higgins, an exhibition of monotypes by Smelser and metalpoint drawings by Higgins, will be on view at The Box Gallery, Galesburg, IL February 8 – March 9, 2018. Utilizing transparent veils of color and thin Asian papers, Sarah Smelser creates prints with an abstract sensibility that are informed by drawing and that reference cartography, the body, cycles in nature, and mundane objects. In his…

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“Inland Art: Sarah Smelser” by Paul Krainak

Sarah Smelser, Manneken Press

Critic and artist Paul Krainak has written an insightful article on the work of Sarah Smelser, published this week in The Community Word. Link to the article here. Pictured above: Sarah Smelser: To Lay Out (Kala), 2017. Monotype, 20″ x 16″. For more than twenty years, working primarily in the medium of monotype, Sarah Smelser has produced abstract works which have been exhibited widely. She the co-founder of Manneken Press and Professor of Art at Illinois…

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Gary Justis and Claire Lieberman at Esthetic Lens Magazine

The art blog Esthetic Lens has published two recent pieces on artists represented by Manneken Press. Mechanical & Luminous: the Artwork of Gary Justis, focuses on the artist’s recent work in sculpture, installation and photography. The post contains images and videos of Justis’ works, many of which are kinetic, and incorporate light projections and/or sound. Succinct statements by the artist complement the images. Many of the works in the post can be seen in Gary Justis,…

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