Prints from The Block’s Collection

Friday, November 24, 2023
12:00 PM – 8:00 PM CT

The place:
Block Museum of Artwork, Mary and Leigh, 40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 Evanston map it

School/Employees – Scholar – Public – Submit Docs/Docs – Graduate College students

Value: Free and Open to All

Lindsay Bosch  

Block Museum Exhibitions

Superb Arts


In its foundational years, The Block Museum of Artwork gained a repute for presenting groundbreaking exhibitions that thought-about the distinctive roles prints and printmaking have performed inside visible tradition.  Printmaking stands aside from different creative media in its capability for replica and dissemination and is a perfect medium for telling tales about human expertise to the broadest audiences. The Block started to construct its assortment round etchings, lithographs, display screen prints, and different printed media. Whereas the museum’s mission has developed over time, prints proceed to resonate with its aspiration to current artwork throughout time, cultures, and media and to encourage interdisciplinary discussions related to our lives right now.

For One and All: Prints from The Block’s Assortment celebrates prints and printmaking by bringing collectively a various vary of paintings from the everlasting assortment. The exhibition considers print manufacturing by means of varied lenses layering advanced histories of replica, circulation, gathering, and social activism.

For One and All locations highlights from The Block’s assortment, a lot of which haven’t beforehand been on view, into dialog with each other. The exhibition contains examples of works which have been within the assortment because the founding of the Block in 1980, together with current acquisitions and presents. From early fashionable European prints, to Despair-era and social activist prints, and people produced at print workshops all through america, the exhibition surveys the depth and breadth of the Block’s print assortment and showcases the very important function that prints serve throughout the context of educational artwork museums.

Initially introduced in Winter 2021 for restricted viewership throughout a interval of campus closure, The Block is thrilled to reinstall this assortment of museum highlights throughout Fall 2023.

 Curated by Cait DiMartino, 2019–20 Block Curatorial Graduate Fellow, and Corinne Granof, Tutorial Curator. This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Company.

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