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100 Proof at H&R Block Artspace
August 12, 2017 - September 30, 2017
100 Proof presents a diverse selection of prints created by 23 artists working in collaboration with Landfall Press, one of the preeminent contemporary publishers of artist editions in the United States.
Surveying nearly two decades of innovative artistic collaborations, the exhibition features a broad range of media and techniques that reflect and celebrate the unique vision and experimental, adventurous approach of Landfall Press and its founder and master printer, Jack Lemon.
Featured artists include: Terry Allen, Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh, Christo, Robert Cottingham, Lesley Dill, Jim Dine, Peter Doig, James Drake, Vernon Fisher, Peregrine Honig, David Levinthal, Sol LeWitt, Claes Oldenburg, Ed Paschke, Jeanette Pasin Sloan, Philip Pearlstein, Nusra Latif Qureshi, Allen Ruppersberg, Hans Schabus, Kara Walker, H.C. Westermann, and William T. Wiley.
About Landfall Press
Jack Lemon, a 1963 graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute, founded Landfall Press in 1970. Preeminent among a handful of atelier/publishers throughout the world, Landfall Press has collaborated with 234 established and emerging artists to publish 3,000 editions to date, representing a range of contemporary ideas and artistic strategies.
The unique environment of the Landfall Press workshop is collaborative and inventive for artists, printers, and those in apprenticeship through the Landfall Institute of Graphic Arts. Landfall Press publications have been featured in major retrospective exhibitions organized by the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Art Institute of Chicago; and the Milwaukee Museum of Art.
In 2020, Landfall Press will mark 5 decades of printmaking and publishing. A monograph celebrating fifty years of printmaking at Landfall Press and exploring the ongoing conversations and collaborations will be published by Rizzoli Press.
OPENING RECEPTION – 6-8 P.M. FRIDAY, AUGUST 11
CLOSING RECEPTION – 6-8 P.M. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29