The UO’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art is showing a special exhibit of two bodies of work by British artist John Piper, a prominent artist who used a silkscreen printing process made popular by the Pop Art movement.
Love is Enough draws together iconic and rarely seen works by two giants of the 19th and 20th centuries. This unconventional combination of artists’ work is curated by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller who cites Morris and Warhol as his two greatest artistic influences.Deller draws many surprising connections between these two artists who left an indelible mark on their generations and arguably those that followed. Morris and Warhol both established printmaking businesses and distributed their work through new forms of mass production. Both were natural collaborators who worked with the prominent artists of their time to develop working methods that did much to redefine the artist’s relationship to the studio and factory.
An archive of screen prints held in the University of Salford’s art collection has inspired students and some of Manchester’s most innovative illustrators and designers to create an exhibition of limited edition prints, paintings, postcards and other works in a disused space in Manchester city centre.
Clare Cottage in Helpston is hosting an exhibition of recent screen prints by John McGowan featuring images of Northborough, Glinton and buildings in and around the Peterborough region.
Want to get some inspiration for your designs and a day out, try the Home – Design Museum. PS if you wait until 2016 it will be free
How big is your screen print?
Tony once used screen printed fabric to transform a huge underground car park at the Barbican centre into a magical ‘Poetry Forest’ to inspire 100’s of visiting school children to write poems and hang them from the trees. – Tony decorated the inside of St Paul’s Cathedral for the Children’s Millennium Service with gigantic colourful banners featuring screen printed artwork from over 2000 children from 40 different schools across London.
A chance to see Warhol in Bath!
This autumn Bath’s Victoria Art Gallery will be hosting an exhibition of prints from some of the most famous artists from the 20th century. Modern Masters in Print runs from September 6 until nearly the end of November and will explore the printed work of four of the 20th century’s greatest artists: Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí and Andy Warhol.