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Platemark: Prints and the Printmaking Ecosystem

Platemark is a podcast about art and ideas. Hosted by Ann Shafer and Ben Levy, formerly colleagues at the Baltimore Museum of Art, conversations focus on museums, curating, critiques, value (market/conceptual), the Western canon, and prints and printmaking.

Jul 19, 2022

Platemark’s series three offers its first interview with an artist, Tom Hück. And what a great place to start. In s3e4, Platemark hosts Ben Levy and Ann Shafer sit down with Hück whose large-scale, multi-panel woodcuts skewer rural life in the American Midwest in all its unabashed weirdness and glory. They talk...

Jul 5, 2022

In s3e3, Ann Shafer and Ben Levy talk with James Wehn, Van Vleck Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at the Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, about prints, museums, curatorial work, and Israel van Meckenem.

Episode photo: Eric Baillies

Israhel van Meckenem (German, c. 1445–1503)....