Marking the beginning of the new ongoing series ‘Reflections on’, this month Assistant Curator of the Kenneth Tyler Collection Ella Morrison responds to the six lithographs that comprise Joe Goode’s ‘The English still life series’ (1967).
In conjunction with the exhibition ‘David Hockney Prints’ a selection of cancellation proofs are currently on display at the National Gallery of Australia, offering viewers a rare glimpse at this little known practice of print workshops.
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Gina Tomao was one of the first artists to make prints with Kenneth Tyler at his newly established custom printing shop, Gemini Ltd., in Los Angeles California. Unfortunately very little has been published about Tomao, but recently her son Charles Lynn Bragg kindly shared some memories of his mother.
Australian duo The Aston Shuffle have created a playlist for the NGA’s Art+Sound pop-up program, inspired by our exhibition ‘David Hocnkey’s prints’. “We have approached the playlist in two different parts. Part one includes cutting edge and celebrated artists from the 60’s and 70’s who, like Hockney, pushed boundaries in their respective fields and who have since become iconic to that time. A number of these artists were associated with the emergence of the pop art movement, like David Bowie […]
With the support of the Tyler Graphics team, Frank Stella was able to create innovative prints that radically reinterpreted the possibilities of printmaking processes and materials. One of our favourite stories about working with Stella is Rodney Konopaki’s recollections of using 17,000 Q-tips to remove ink from the intaglio plates for the Swan engravings series. This project, which developed concurrently with the ground-breaking Circuits series, was radical for the way sculptural cut-offs were assembled onto a board to create a […]
Frank Stella’s Circuits series 1982–84 represents a dramatic shift in Stella’s attitude toward printmaking.
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‘Frank Stella: The Kenneth Tyler Print Collection’ is on display now at the National Gallery of Australia. Drawn from the NGA’s collection of over 1,100 editioned prints, experimental proofs and matrices by Frank Stella, the exhibition shares the full trajectory of Frank Stella’s innovative printmaking career. Take a sneak peek inside
The creation of the three dimensional Moby Dick (domes) series 1992 was one of the most technically challenging printmaking projects that Kenneth Tyler and Stella undertook in over thirty years of collaboration. To achieve their ambition of creating an edition of sculptural prints, Tyler and his team spent nearly six years perfecting a process that literally pushed printmaking into a new dimension.
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