News What We Are Reading Today: ‘Contact: Art and the Pull of Print’ by Jennifer L. Roberts

In process and technique, printmaking is an art of physical contact. From woodcut and engraving to lithography and screen printing, every print is the record of a contact event: the transfer of an image between surfaces, under pressure, followed by release.

Contact reveals how the physical properties of print have their own poetics and politics and provides a new framework for understanding the intelligence and continuing relevance of printmaking today.

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