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Our shared visual culture: the power of prints and multiplicity

Platemark series one looks at the art sector with a focus on prints and printmaking. Series two offers a history of visual culture in the West through prints and printmaking. Think of it as a combination of museum confidential and our relationship with the printed image.

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Jan. 18, 2022

s2e11 History of Prints The Italians (Parmigianino)

Mannerist painter/printmaker Parmigianino in the spotlight

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Jan. 14, 2022

BONUS EP History of Prints Tru's Artist's Manifesto

On Tru Ludwig as artist and art historian

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Jan. 4, 2022

s2e10 History of Prints The Italians (MarcAntonio Raimondi)

MarcAntonio Raimondi, Raphael, Veneziano, and Diana Scultori

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Dec. 21, 2021

s2e9 History of Prints The Italians (Mantegna)

Tru Ludwig makes the case for the importance of Andrea Mantegna. Italian chiaroscuro woodcuts are discussed with an eye to compar…

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Dec. 7, 2021

s2e8 History of Prints The Italians (Pollaiuolo)

Early Italian prints contrasted with Northern counterparts, especially Pollaiuolo

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Nov. 23, 2021

s2e7 History of Prints Techniques: Intaglio

All about intaglio printmaking: engraving, etching, mezzotint, and drypoint

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