PRINTMAKING OFF THE BEATEN TRACK
Richard Noyce, Bloomsbury (London), November 2013, ISBN 978-1-4081-5672-8
Investigatng and describing the work being made in a wide variety of print techniques by 54 artists living in 27 countries that, for the most part, rarely if ever feature in books, magazines or exhibitions in Western Europe and North America, ‘Printmaking off the Beaten Track’ aims to widen the debate on prntmaking in the contemporary world.
This is the third book in the series that began with ‘Printmaking At the Edge’ and continued with 'Critical Mass: Printmaking Beyond the Edge’. Taken together, the three books feature 151 artists from 54 countries, and give a good introduction to the wide variety and the dynamism of the international printmaking community.
With a short introduction to some of the factors impinging on contemporary printmaking in the regions included, ‘Printmaking Off the Beaten Track’ contains well-illustrated profiles of each artist, and appropriate introductions to some of the countries.
The artists featured in ‘Printmaking Off the Beaten Track’ are:
INDONESIA: Tromarama; MALAYSIA: Juhari Said, Kim Ng, Zulkifli Yusoff; INDIA: Aditi Pande; BHUTAN: Tenzin Dorji; NEPAL: Nan Mulder, Ragini Upadhyay; PAKISTAN: David Alesworth, Huma Mulji, Mehreen Murtaza; IRAN: Fahimeh Vahdat, Parastou Forouhar, Tarlan Rafiee, Yashar Samimi Mofakham; IRAQ: Nedim Kufi, Talal Refit; UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Maitha Dimithan, Shamsa Al Omaira; ISRAEL: Gil & Moti, Lihie Talmor, Orit Hofshi; PALESTINE: Alexandra Handal, Leena Nammari; LEBANON: Alfred Tarazi; TURKEY: Asli Turkeli, Irem Sevgor; ROMANIA: Ciprian Ciuclea, Ortansa Moraru, Suzana Fantanariu, Valeriu Schiau; BULGARIA: Onnik Karanfilian, Peter Lazarov, Robert Baramov; SERBIA/MONTENEGRO: Dana Tosic; SERBIA: Ana Milosavljević, Aleksandar Mladenović Leka, Lidija Bogdanović, Zoran Todovic, Zjelko Skribić; BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA: Endi Poskovic, Jelena Milesic; CROATIA: Karen Oremus, Melinda Kostelac; UKRAINE: Konstantin Kalynovych, Oleg Denysenko; BELARUS: Alexandr Grigoriev, Juri Jakovenko; RUSSIA: Anna Ceeh; FINLAND: Annu Vertanen; VENEZUELA: Irene Furlan; ALASKA: Allie High; ALASKA/POLAND: Chris Nowicki; JAPAN: Yoko Hattori.
This book is recommended for artists, students, collectors and all those interested in the international contemporary visual arts world.
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