Programming: IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair 2017

Oct 12, 2017 8:28PM

Learn more about collecting and hear from some of the field’s leading voices. There is no additional admission fee for programs however, seating is limited and reservations are strongly encouraged.

Leonardo Drew in Conversation with Sarah Suzuki    

SUNDAY 10/29 11:00 am  
1E Program Space  

Best known for his abstract sculptural installations, Leonard Drew has exhibited nationally and internationally. His work is in the permanent collections of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C.; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Tate, London and the Caldic Collectie in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, among others.  

Sarah Suzuki is Curator of Drawings and Prints at the Museum of Modern Art. Recent exhibitions include: Soldier, Spectre, Shaman: The Figure and the Second World War (2015-16); The Paris of Toulouse-Lautrec: Prints and Posters (2014-15); and Wait, Later This Will All Be Nothing: Editions by Dieter Roth (2013). Among her publications is 2012’s What is a Print?; she has also contributed to numerous books, catalogues, and journals.  

Established with the generous support of the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation. Reservations required.  



Antony Griffiths: The Print Before Photography  

SUNDAY 10/29 2:00 pm​  

The 2015 Oxford Slade Professor and former Keeper of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum presents major themes from his Slade lectures. His landmark book, The Print Before Photography: An Introduction to European Printmaking 1550 – 1820, was honored by Apollo Magazine as 2016’s “Best Book of the Year”and has been awarded a medal by the British Academy which praised it as “a landmark academic achievement.” Funded through the generosity of Reba and Dave Williams. Tickets are required and available at no charge.  



Alessandro Temini, Gola - Ottobre – Scorpione, ca. 17th Century, engraving.

Collectors & Curators Breakfast  

THURSDAY 10/26 11:00 am  

The recipients of the Richard Hamilton Acquisition Prize sponsored by Champion & Partners and the IFPDA Book Award will be honored during this morning preview of the Fair.  


Hendrik Goltzius, after Cornelis Cornelisz van Haarlem, Phaeton, from The Four Disgracers, 1588; engraving.

Diving into Dürer: Collecting Old Masters Today  

FRIDAY 10/27 5:30 PM  
River Pavilion Program Space  

Everything you need to know to move “beyond contemporary” and forge a connection with the expressive force of fine art created before our time. Panelists include: Dr. Victoria Sancho Lobis, Print Trust Curator at the Art Institute of Chicago, collector David Baum and Armin Kunz, Owner, C.G. Boerner. Moderated by Dr. Rhoda Eitel-Porter, Editor, Print Quarterly. Complimentary wineand tour of Old Masters at the Fair immediately following. Organized with the Association of Print Scholars.  



Yevgeniy Fiks, Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge, 2015, Screenprint

Embattled Images: Print Culture in the Russian Revolution  

FRIDAY 10/27 3:00 PM  
River Pavilion Program Space  

Masha Chlenova, PhD, curator of Russian Revolution: A Contested Legacycurrently on view at IPCNY, investigates the primacy of prints in the years immediately following the Russian Revolution and in Russian visual culture of the late 1920s, and introduces contemporary works by Russian-born artists Yevgeniy Fiks and Anton Ginzburg.  


Judy Pfaff,…wind-deer and the honey-grass…, 2017; Woodcut, hand painting, mylar, archival inkjet, varied edition of 12.

Collecting and the Pleasure Principle  

SATURDAY 10/28 2:00 PM  
River Pavilion Program Space  

Moderated by Susan Tallman, Publisher, Art in Print magazine, this panel probes the many different approaches to acquiring fine art. Panelists: Madeleine Viljoen, Curator of Prints, New York Public Library and collectors Antoine Rouille and Ross Evangelista. Organized in collaboration with Art in Print  magazine.  



©Sari Goodfriend Photography

Tour the Fair  

Knowledgeablecurators, artists, art historians, and art world personalities offer distinctive views of the Fair's highlights. Approximately 45 minutes in length.  

Tickets $10. Registration is required.  

FRIDAY 10/27 | 1:00 PM | James Siena  

SATURDAY 10/28 | 1:00 pm | Lothar Osterburg  

SATURDAY 10/28 | 1:30 pm | TomHammick  

SATURDAY 10/28 | 3:00 pm | Jane Hammond  

SATURDAY 10/28 | 4:00 pm | Ben Levy  

SUNDAY 10/29 | 1:00 pm | PhilSanders  


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