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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 Additions to the AP/RC: Rick Dingus

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Rick Dingus has explored the cultural and topographical landscapes of the western United States for more than four decades. Beginning in the late 1970s, his black and white and color photographs heightened with drawing created a dialogue between the multiplicity … 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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New Additions to the AP/RC: Kathryn Polk

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Kathryn Polk’s donations of lithographs to the AP/RC continue to explore the range of her narrative powers and preserve many of her iconic sigils, symbols and personalities. In a video interview conducted while Polk was visiting Anchor Graphics in Chicago, she talked … Continue reading

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