IFPDA Print Month Announces Virtual Programming with The Met, MoMA, LACMA, National Gallery of Canada

Oct 3, 2021 9:03PM

Printing ‘Selfie with Political Causes’ (woodcut) by Grayson Perry at the Paupers Press Studio, 2018.

The IFPDA has released the full calendar for Print Month 2021, October 4 - 29. This month-long celebration of printmaking brings together museum curators and directors, artists, master printers, and scholars for online programs at 12:00 p.m. EDT Monday through Friday.

Week One Programming (all programs are at 12 noon EDT):

Monday, October 4: A live virtual studio visit at Paupers Press (London) with a behind-the-scenes look at editions by James Turrell, Grayson Perry, and Jake & Dinos Chapman.

Tuesday, October 5: A conversation about collecting prints with Michael Govan, Director of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Glenn Lowry, Director of the Museum of Modern Art (New York); Sir Norman Rosenthal, former Exhibitions Secretary at the Royal Academy (London); and Sasha Suda, Director and CEO of the National Gallery of Canada, moderated by IFPDA President David Tunick.

Wednesday, October 6: The Metropolitan Museum of Art will present Prints in Relief; Print Study Day

Thursday, October 7: Full Spectrum: 50 years of the Brandywine Workshop & Archives with Shelley R. Langdale, Curator and Head of Modern Prints and Drawings, National Gallery of Art; Tatiana Reinoza, Assistant Professor, Department of Art, Art History & Design, Notre Dame; Phillip A. Townsend, Curator of Art, Art Galleries at Black Studies (AGBS), The University of Texas at Austin.

Friday, October 8: Gemini G.E.L Celebrates The Met’s 150th Anniversary --- A Virtual Studio Visit and Conversation with Max Hollein, The Metropolitan Museum’s Marina Kellen French Director; Jennifer Farrell, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Prints at The Met; Sharon Hurowitz, portfolio co-publisher; Ranjani Shettar, artist; Jill Lerner, master printer at Gemini.