The Donald Judd Foundation has launched a special online feature (complete with a magnify tool!) on their website to coincide with the current show of Judd’s woodcuts at David Zwirner. The process sketches and studio shots are particularly great.
Willie Cole’s art is universal yet profoundly personal. He transforms conventional objects into works of art that conjure collective memories while referencing the artist’s personal identity. Each of the five intaglio impressions of ironing boards in his recent series Five Beauties Rising is a poetic document, recording both the singular existence of a specific object and the larger historical narrative it represents. http://artinprint.org/index.php/edition-reviews/article/willie_cole
George Bottini, Sagot’s Lithography Gallery, 1898. Color lithograph, 14 7/8 x 10 7/8 inches (37.8 x 27.6 cm). Collection UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum. Promised Gift of Elisabeth Dean. Photograph by Brian Forrest.
Two behind the scenes shots from EC: The ballet dancer is doing a pirouette on the stone on behalf of Danish artist Nikolaj Recke. (Couldn’t find name of the dancer. Welcome to the legions of forever unmentioned artist’s assistants and contributors) And below that is Antony Gormley working on a nice nice and wet stone.