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7th Flint Print Fair

Event Type Special Events, Adults, Free Programs
Date calendar  Saturday, November 23, 2019
Time clock  10:00am - 5:00pm (7h)
Location Isabel Hall
Details

November 23  •  10:00a–5:00p
November 24  • 
1:00p–5:00p

Free and open to the public, the 7th Flint Print Fair features several print dealers presenting a wide range of prints and drawings. This year focuses heavily on contemporary printmaking, with works ranging in price from $500 to several thousand dollars. This is an ideal opportunity for novice collectors to start a collection and for connoisseurs to add works to existing collections.

Printmaking Demonstration | November 23  •  1:00p–3:00p

Lobby & Art School

Watch FIA Art School Instructor Emily Legleitner demonstrate the processes of printmaking in the lobby. Pop in to the Art School studios for a “Make-and-Take” relief print using a stamp-printing technique.

Guided Tour | November 23  •  3:00p

Graphics Gallery

Take a tour with FIA Curator Tracee Glab and view an exhibition of 20th-century prints by European and American artists, including Karel Appel, Jim Dine, Ruth Weisberg, and Adja Yunkers. These prints are highlights from the recent gift of Ann Arbor-based collectors Myron and Barbara Ruth Levine. As collectors, Myron and Barbara (“Mike and Bobbie”) were unified in their tastes, acquiring works that they both liked and had expressive meaning for them. They were drawn early on to collect prints, especially those of the artist movement CoBrA, a group formed in 1948 by artists from Copenhagen, Brussels, and Amsterdam, whose style was highly expressionistic.

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