Printmaking: A Contemporary Perspective is a solid overview of current work in this exciting area, taking into account the history and the different techniques available for artists working today. Using the work of contemporary artists, Printmaking tells the story of the progression of this art form and highlights the most important technological advances and influential artists. Key artists that have produced prints are involved to show their influence on contemporary artists. The book includes the work of contemporary artists from all over the world, profiling some of the most innovative examples of printmaking in the art world today. Artists featured include Grayson Perry, Thomas Kilpper, Patrick Caulfield, Marko Blazo, Chuck Close, Masami Teraoka, Michael Craig-Martin, Kara Walker, Willie Cole, Banksy and many others.
Paul Coldwell is an artist, curator and Professor of Fine Art at the University of the Arts, London. His own practice includes prints, book works, sculptures and installations and he has exhibited widely with solo shows at The Eagle Gallery, Freud Museum, Arthouse Dublin, The London Print Studio, and Queens Gallery, Delhi. He has published writings on a number of printmakers including, Morandi, Ardizzone and Rego, with whom he worked with on all her etchings between 1986- 2005 including the "Nursery Rhymes," "Peter Pan," "Pendle Witches," and the "Children s Crusade.""