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