Print Study Day is organized annually by the Department of Drawings and Prints at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, in association with the IFPDA. The speakers will represent a range of perspectives and approaches on the theme of relief prints – woodcuts and linocuts - to offer insights into old master woodcuts as well as the media’s use by modern and contemporary artists. Moderated by Nadine Orenstein, Drue Heinz Curator in Charge, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
A Census of Italian Renaissance Woodcuts
Silvia Urbini, independent scholar
“To Put Art to the Service of People”: Elizabeth Catlett and Prints for Black Liberation
Melanie Herzog, Professor Emerita of Art History at Edgewood College, and Senior Lecturer in Afro-American Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Linocuts: Making and Meaning
Rachel Mustalish, paper conservator, Metropolitan Museum of Art