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Bill Lagattuta: Master Prints from a Master Printer now in the AP/RC

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The AP/RC of the Art Division and the Museum of Texas Tech Association received a grant from the Helen Jones Foundation Inc to acquire a group of forty-seven prints from the personal collection of Master Printer, Bill Lagattuta. Lagatutta’s career spanned … Continue reading

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Monograph on Rick Dingus’ Photographs

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Following the retrospective exhibition at the Museum of Texas Tech University, the University of Oklahoma Press published in September 2016 a comprehensive monograph, Shifting Views and Changing Places, on Rick Dingus and his artwork. The Artist Printmaker/Photographer Research Collection (AP/RC) … Continue reading

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New Additions to the AP/RC: Craig Mindell matrices

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Craig Mindell recently donated over 120 woodcut matrices. Mindell usually prints his images using three color separations, one wood matrix per color. These matrices span some 30 years and, as a result, one can follow the arc of Mindell’s skill … Continue reading

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Andy Warhol in the AP/RC

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About a decade ago, as we were developing the Artist Printmaker/Photographer Research Collection, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts celebrated in 2007 its 20th anniversary. One facet of this celebration included the distribution of thousands of Warhol’s polaroids … Continue reading

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New AP/RC Artist: Judy Youngblood

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The AP/RC received a generous donation from the artist of 46 original drypoints and linocuts that date from 2000 to 2010. Like a variety of printmakers who use relief matrices, Judy Youngblood tends toward printing combinations or select elements of … Continue reading

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New Additions to the AP/RC: James T. Dormer

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Dormer continues his ventures in serial imagery. Sixteen recent additions of lithographs to Dormer’s collection at the AP/RC provide insights into the ideas, tactics, sensitivities, and choices of his variations. In this latest body of work from 2016 and 2017, … Continue reading

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Print Closeup: Rudy Pozzatti’s “Mr President”

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Thirty-two portraits of U.S. Presidents ring the perimeter of Rudy Pozzatti’s print, Mr. President. These border images surround a select group of controversial and tragic presidents: Abraham Lincoln, John F. Kennedy, Richard M. Nixon, Warren G. Harding, and Lyndon B. Johnson. At … Continue reading

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New Additions to the AP/RC: Cerese Vaden

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Vaden’s recently donated prints include many references to flight, birds, stairwells and ladders, and running water. The artist recently noted that the ladders and stairs act as “verbs” in her images, suggesting incomplete actions. The ladders have only three rungs, making it impossible … Continue reading

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Print Closeup: Seong Moy’s “Lovers in Flight”

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Seong Moy (1921-2013) immigrated from China to the United States when he was ten years old. He worked for the Federal Arts Project of the Depression era Works Project Administration and served in the Army during WWII as an aerial photographer. … Continue reading

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New Additions to the AP/RC: Andrew Polk

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A trip to Tucson, AZ occasioned a stop at the LVIS Press, a studio shared by Andy and Kathryn Polk. Both artists added a considerable number of works to their collections at the AP/RC. Several digital prints added by Andy … Continue reading

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