Printmaking has been the redheaded stepchild of the art world, never getting the same attention and respect as sculpture or painting. But art critic, art dealer and filmmaker Peter Blum wanted to change that. In 1980, he began publishing prints from a broad range of contemporary artists with the objective of creating what he considered "exhibitions in boxes." Instead of publishing random single prints by the artists he selected, he'd ask them to develop projects utilizing multiple prints; even the portfolio boxes would be individually designed... More >>>
Alex Katz used woodblock to print 3PM, a portrait of Peter Blum and his wife.