About the Film
A Documentary Film Produced by Stereopticon Pictures
Made possible by Reba and Dave Williams of the Print Research Foundation
All About Prints is a documentary exploring the art of printmaking from the perspective of influential curators, collectors, dealers, printmakers, and artists. The program touches on the wider history of prints in Western art with an emphasis on key landmarks of printmaking in America. Visually engaging explanations of printmaking terms and techniques are sure to inspire a deeper understanding and appreciation of printmaking as a distinctive art form with unique possibilities.
Shot on Hi-Def video at museum print rooms, print fairs, galleries, and print workshops in America and Europe, All About Prints explores the collaborative nature of printmaking, the democratic character of multiples, and the deep-rooted traditions of the art form. The documentary profiles masters of the 19th century like Homer and Whistler; the important contribution of Edward Hopper; the influence of Mexican muralists; the formative years of the Federal Art Project of the WPA; the excitement of the 60s print boom; and the ever-evolving techniques of contemporary artists such as Kiki Smith.
All About Prints is a Stereopticon Pictures Production produced and directed by Christopher Noey. The film was made possible by the generous support of Reba and Dave Williams through The Print Research Foundation.
Running Time: 55 minutes