OUR SHARED VISUAL CULTURE: THE POWER OF PRINTS AND MULTIPLICITY
What is it about prints and printmaking that draws such fervent practitioners, collectors, and fans? How are prints relevant to all our lives? What do all those people in the "print ecosystem" do anyway?
Series one looks at prints and printmaking in the context of museums, the market, critiques, and the print ecosystem. Series two offers a history of prints and printmaking in the West. Series three offers interviews with the colorful characters of the print ecosystem. Join us and the wonderful fans of prints and printmaking.
In Platemark s3e27, host Ann Shafer talks with Emma Nishimura, an artist and professor based in Toronto. Emma works in printmaking, photography, sculpture, and installation. Her work addresses ideas of inherited memory and trauma with a specific focus...
Platemark s3e26's guest is Jennifer Mack-Watkins, an artist and children's book illustrator based in Savannah, GA. Her work looks at social conformities that limit us and box us in, whether beauty, relationships, body image, power, or gender roles....
Platemark s3e25's guest is Michael Barnes, an artist and professor at Northern Illinois University who specializes in lithography. In addition to deep knowledge of how lithography works, Michael is also an historian of the technique and a collector.
In s2e28, hosts Ann Shafer and Tru Ludwig conclude their two-part conversation about Claude Mellan. An encounter with Mellan’s best known work, The Holy Face of Christ on St. Veronica's Sudarium, is to be a witness to greatness.
In s3e24, host Ann Shafer speaks with Steve Goddard, curator emeritus from the Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, whose specialty is prints of northern Europe (1450–present).
In s2e27, hosts Ann Shafer and Tru Ludwig begin a two-part conversation about Claude Mellan, who engraved the most astonishing portrait of Jesus Christ in the history of art. In fact, if it weren’t for his print of the Holy …
Tru Ludwig and Leo Zhao co-published a lithograph, A Brief History of Prints Top 10 (Nein, 11), 2023
Platemark host Ann Shafer shares her workflow putting together the episode with Steve Goddard, curator and professor (retired), Spencer Museum of Art, Un…
Podcast host Ann Shafer talks with Kimberli Gant about museums, prints, Jacob Lawrence, and the Mbari Club..
"This was an enjoyable hour from start to finish. The word "fluid" popped up a few times early on, and I felt it aptly described the graceful flow of the conversation. As a confirmed litho nerd, the …"
"This podcast is equal parts serious art discussion and fun conversation. It meets the needs of the professional artist and historian while also being accessible to mere mortals interested in art."
"This is a lovely conversation between two people who clearly love working with each other, about their deeply loved topic: Prints. Every episode has me chuckling, thinking, and going to the website …"