The Mechanical Hand 25 years of Print making Private view Thursday 26th April 2012

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© Tracey Emin, Laying with the Olive Trees 2011, Lithograph, 550 x 725mm

April 27th – June 22nd 2012
The importance of the print in British art couldn’t be better illustrated than it is today when some of the most significant contemporary painters and sculptors, are also the most exciting printmakers.

25 Years of Artists’ Projects at Paupers Press: Paula Rego, Tracey Emin, Damien Hirst, Jake & Dinos Chapman, Mat Collishaw, Bob & Roberta Smith, Grayson Perry, Rachel Whiteread, Cornellia Parker, Keith Coventry,Glenn Brown, Catharine Yass, Tony Bevan, Charles Avery, Stephen Chambers, Sue Webster & Tim Noble, Richard Wathen, Chris Ofili, Hughie O’Donoghue, Rosie Snell, Jock McFadyen, Andrjez Jackowski, Elizabeth Magill, Brian Illsley, Christopher Le Brun, Jenny Saville, Tom Hammick, Paul Coldwell, Bill Jacklin, Gavin Turk, Anya Gallacio, Sarah Staton, Ellen Cantor,Dexter Dalwood, Alessandro Raho, Simon Periton, Fiona Banner, Abigail Lane, Gary Hume, Allen Jones, Michael Landy, Dirk Van Dooren, Cornelia Parker, Eileen Cooper & Simon English.

The exhibition demonstrates the breadth and diversity of the artists’ involvement with the printed multiple through the work of Paupers Press.

The accompanying book ‘The Mechanical Hand’, by Blackdog Publishing, includes many of the studio’s publications and commissioned projects, as well as essays by Martin Herbert on Jake & Dinos Chapman and Stephen Chambers, and contributions from Glenn Brown, Paula Rego, Grayson Perry, Catherine Yass, Cornelia Parker and Christopher Le Brun.

Kings Place Gallery, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG
www.kingsplacegallery.co.uk

About Mark Westall

Mark Westall is the Founder and Editor of FAD magazine, ' A curation of the world’s most interesting culture' [PLUS] Art of Conversation: A tri-annual 'no news paper' AofC - Issue 1 Autumn 2018

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