100 Proof

August 12 - September 30

Overview

Christo, "Wrapped Champagne Bottle, (Project for Happy Anniversary)," 2001, lithograph with collage, Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute
Terry Allen, "Cursor," 2002, lithograph with brand mark on paper, Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute
Hans Schabus, "Mobile Home," 2007, lithograph, Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute
Jim Dine, "Sun’s Night Glow," 2000, lithograph, Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute
Kara Walker, "African-American," 1998, linocut, Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute
Peter Doig, "Untitled," 2006, lithograph, Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute
Allen Ruppersberg, "The Top 10 Historical Similarities (and Differences) Between Prints and Photography," 2012, portfolio of 10 lithographs, Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute
 
Opening reception: Friday, August 11, 6-8 pm
Closing reception: Friday, September 29, 6-8 pm
 
100 Proof presents a diverse selection of prints created by 23 artists working in collaboration with Landfall Press. Preeminent among a handful of atelier/publishers throughout the world, Landfall Press was founded in 1970 by Jack Lemon, a 1963 graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute.
 
Surveying nearly 2 decades of innovative artistic collaborations, the exhibition features a broad range of media and techniques that reflect the unique vision and adventurous approach of Landfall Press and its founder and master printer, Jack Lemon.
 
Artists: Terry Allen, Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh, Christo, Robert Cottingham, Lesley Dill, Jim Dine, Peter Doig, James Drake, Vernon Fisher, Peregrine Honig, David Levinthal, Sol LeWitt, Claes Oldenburg, Ed Paschke, Jeanette Pasin Sloan, Philip Pearlstein, Nusra Latif Qureshi, Allen Ruppersberg, Hans Schabus, Kara Walker, H.C. Westermann, and William T. Wiley. 
 
About Landfall Press
 
Landfall Press has collaborated with 234 established and emerging artists to publish 3,000 editions to date, representing a range of contemporary ideas and artistic strategies.
 
The unique environment of the Landfall Press workshop is collaborative and inventive for artists, printers, and those in apprenticeship through the Landfall Institute of Graphic Arts.
 
Landfall Press publications have been featured in major retrospective exhibitions organized by the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Art Institute of Chicago; and the Milwaukee Museum of Art.
 
In 2020, Landfall Press will mark 5 decades of printmaking and publishing. A monograph celebrating fifty years of printmaking at Landfall Press and exploring the ongoing conversations and collaborations will artists will be published by Rizzoli Press. 

Checklist

100 Proof
August 12–September 30, 2017 
 
Terry Allen 
American, born 1943 
Cursor, 2002 
lithograph with brand mark on paper
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute

Terry Allen
American, born 1943
Bottom of the World, 2013
portfolio of 11 lithographs with album and CD
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute

Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh
Ghada Amer, born Egypt, 1963, based in New York City, NY
Reza Farkhondeh, born Iran, 1963, based in New York City, NY
Love Me, 2006
lithograph with hand sewn elements
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute 

Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh
Ghada Amer, born Egypt, 1963, based in New York City, NY
Reza Farkhondeh, born Iran, 1963, based in New York City, NY
For Wonder Woman, 2005-06
lithograph with hand sewn elements
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute

Christo
American, born Bulgaria, 1935
Wrapped Champagne Bottle, (Project for Happy Anniversary), 2001
lithograph with collage
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute

Christo
American, born Bulgaria, 1935
Wrapped Automobile, (Project for 1950 Studebaker Champion, Series 9G Coupe), 2015
lithograph with collage
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute

Lesley Dill
American, born 1950
Rapture’s Germination, 2010
lithograph and thread
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute
 
Lesley Dill
American, born 1950
I See Visions, 2004
lithograph on muslin and silk organza with hand-sewing
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute
 
Jim Dine
American, born 1935
Sun’s Night Glow, 2000
lithograph
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute 

Peter Doig
Scottish, born 1959, based in Trinidad
Untitled, 2006
lithograph
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute
 
James Drake
American, born 1946
Whispers, 2015
suite of 7 lithographs
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute
 
James Drake
American, born 1946
Feast of Four Rivers, 2016
lithographs
On loan from Landfall Press

James Drake
American, born 1946
A Thousand Tongues Burn and Sing, 2000
lithograph
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute
 
Vernon Fisher
American, born 1943
End, 2000
lithograph
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute

Peregrine Honig
American, born 1976
Pyre, 2016
suite of lithographs and wire hangers
Courtesy of the artist 

David Levinthal
American, born 1948
Uncle Tom’s Cabin, 1999
suite of 8 photogravures
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute

Sol LeWitt
American, 1928-2007
Parallel Curves, 2001
lithograph and aquatint
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute
 
Claes Oldenburg
American, born Sweden, 1929
Balloons, 2000
lithograph
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute
 
Ed Paschke
American, 1939-2004
Citroid, 2000
lithograph
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute 

Jeanette Pasin Sloan
American, born 1946
Alignment, 2000
lithograph
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute
 
Philip Pearlstein
American, born 1924
Model in Kimono on Plastic Chair, 2000
lithograph
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute
 
Nusra Latif Qureshi
Pakistani, born 1973, based in Melbourne, Australia
Gardens of Desire, 2003
lithograph
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute
 
Nusra Latif Qureshi
Pakistani, born 1973, based in Melbourne, Australia
Three Songs of Devotion, 2003
lithograph
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute

Allen Ruppersberg
 
American, born 1944
The Top 10 Historical Similarities (and Differences) Between Prints and Photography, 2012
suite of 10 lithographs
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute 
 
Hans Schabus 
Austrian, born 1970
Mobile Home, 2007
lithograph
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute 
 
Kara Walker 
American, born 1969
African-American, 1998
linocut
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute

H.C. Westermann 
American, 1922 - 1981
Untitled, 1972 image / 2000 print
lithograph
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute

William T. Wiley 
American, born ­1937
Band Together, 2002
lithograph
Gift of Landfall Press, Collection of Kansas City Art Institute
 

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