Making a Mark

A new podcast series
    From Cristea Roberts Gallery, Making a Mark, a new podcast series exploring the relationship between artists and printmaking.

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    Episode 3

    Christiane Baumgartner: A ground-breaking artist who has achieved international critical acclaim for her printmaking

    The latest episode of Making a Mark explores the work of Christiane Baumgartner (b. 1967), a ground-breaking artist who has achieved international critical acclaim for her printmaking, choosing to adopt the earliest form of the medium, the woodcut, as her primary means of expression.

    Curator and director at Cristea Roberts Gallery, Helen Waters, talks to Baumgartner about her formative years spent living in East Germany under communism and how this informed and shaped her work, as well as her choice of medium and subject matter, from her earliest woodcuts, many of which are now housed in major museum collections, through to her latest editions, which are the subject of a new exhibition at Cristea Roberts Gallery. 

    We also hear from Jonathan Watkins, director of Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, who gave Baumgartner her first solo show in the UK and commissioned her to make Stairway to Heaven, 2019, her largest work to date, Christian Rümelin, an early supporter of Baumgartner’s work and Keeper of Prints and Drawings at the Musée d’art et d’histoire in Geneva, and Gillian Forrester, independent curator and scholar, who has written about Baumgartner’s work. She is the former Curator of Prints & Drawings at Yale Center for British Art in the US.

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    <p><i>Transall</i> installed at Albertina Contemporary, Vienna, Austria, 2012</p>
    <p><i>The Wave</i> and <i>Phoenix</i> installed at the Manif d'art 9, Quebec, Canada, 2019</p>

    In the Studio

    Studio and portrait shots by Werner Lieberknecht

    Episode 2

    Paula Rego: One of the greatest figurative artists of her generation, who places women at the centre of her work

    The latest episode of Making a Mark explores the graphic work of Dame Paula Rego RA (b. 1935), one of the most important figurative artists of her generation, who places women’s lives and stories at the centre of her work.

    Curator and Associate Director at Cristea Roberts Gallery, Sophie Lindo, discusses Rego’s profound and ground-breaking body of work. We hear from Rego, who has been making prints for over 50 years; her son, filmmaker Nick Willing; writer Marina Warner; poet Blake Morrison, whose 1996 Pendle Witches poetry collection inspired a powerful series of prints by the artist, and Professor Paul Coldwell, a master printmaker who worked with Rego over a period of 20 years.

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    Episode 1

    Richard Hamilton: One of Britain's greatest artists, the founding father of Pop Art

    The first episode of Making a Mark explores the work of Richard Hamilton, the founding father of Pop Art in Britain and one of the most influential artists of his generation. Michael Bracewell, cultural critic and writer and the author of Modern World: The Art of Richard Hamilton, and gallerist and art dealer Alan Cristea, who worked with Hamilton for 35 years, discuss the art and ideas of an artist whose achievements and legacy remain unparalleled today.

    Contributors include the Guardian’s art critic Jonathan Jones, writer and curator Gill Hedley, and art director and graphic designer Peter Saville. This episode also coincides with our online exhibition Richard Hamilton: Towards a Definitive Statement

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    Header image: Michael Craig-Martin; Microphone from: Quotidian, 2017.
    A series of eight laser-etched black satin acrylic panels. Panel 50 x 50 cm. Edition of 15.

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