BuchDruckKunst Hamburg 2022

Menu of Printmaker‘s Day served from The Fork and Broom Press: Starter: News online – served on 15 March 2022 at www.forkandbroompress.netMain Course: Choice of books and prints – served at BuchDruckKunst from 1-3 April 2022 in HamburgDessert to be served in summer at The Fork and Broom Press in Oppenwehe– Stay tuned The fair „BuchDruckKunst“ (Outstanding Works on Paper) …

„Journeyman Years“ in Letterpress

The journeyman years (Wanderjahre) is a tradition dating back to the Middle Ages. After completing their apprenticeship craftsmen went on a journey of working lasting three years and one day. This way of additional training was widespread in crafts like roofing and carpentery but also in the visual arts like masonry, painting and in goldsmiths. These artistic jounrmeymen made a …

BuchDruckKunst 2022

The „BuchDruckKunst“ fair runs from 1 to 3 April this year. As always during fair times the museum‘s dedicated volunteers show how work is done on the old printing presses and visitors will be able to see how lithography, intaglio and letterpress techniques work. Type casting and paper making are on show, too. Some 60 exhibitors on two floors of …

Printmaker’s Day 2022: buffet of starters

For the first course of the menu there is a rich choice of starters on our buffet here online. Some art work is hot off the press, some works from the backlist have become topical again by recent events. The new artist‘s book was published in November 2021. The title is „nichts bleibt wie es war“ (nothing remains as it …

The new book

Nichts bleibt wie es war (Nothing remains as it has been) Artist‘s BookSize: approx. 55x40cmPaper: antique wove for the text, Hahnemühle printmaking board 150 gsm for illustrationsText: handset from metal typePrinting: letterpress on manual cylinder proof pressIllustrations: 11 linocuts, printed from 1 to 4 blocksBinding: Japanese style binding with inner and outer binding, book clothEdition: 3 signed and numbered copies …

Further Reading

Reading List accompanying the artist’s book “nichts bleibt wie es war” (nothing remains as it has been) Mark Antliff, Patricia Leighten (Ed.): A Cubism Reader. The University of Chicago Press London, 2008 The Art Book – Dorling Kindersley Ltd. London, 2017 Paul Atkinson: Henri Bergson And Visual Culture. Bloomsbury Academic, 2021 Henri Bergson: Zeit und Freiheit. Felix Meiner Verlag, Hamburg, …

The Mill Prints – Sneak Preview

The mill prints is a series of colour linocuts that show some of the windmills along the mill trail in Westphalia where I am located since 2016. Each single one of them is a personality in its own right. Their individual histories of change and the fact that they have been built for the single purpose of turning the energy …

HitBox5

„Hits! Printmakers Top Ten“ is a collaboration initiated and edited by Annegret Frauenlob. Her idea was to use music & lyrics as an inspiration for printmaking artists. She started in 2017 and ever since has invited 10 colleagues every year to each choose one favourite song and create a print inspired by the music and/or lyrics. The print was to …