Current Exhibition
Collectors Prints 2015: A Celebration of Master Printmaker Kip Gresham

14th March to 11th April 2015

Collector's Prints 2015 celebrates the work of the influential master printmaker Kip Gresham. Kip has been making original prints and collaborating with artists since 1975. His working relationship with Stanley Jones of Curwen Studios in the late 1980s led to an interest in fluid marks and the development of new drawing surfaces for the artists. This found its best expression in the work of Elisabeth Frink and Michael Rothenstein whose work features in the show with both rare and previously unseen unique images. In Frink's case it was the combination of scale, toughness and urgent expression that was such a significant departure and this is illustrated in 'Dog' of 1988. The exhibition includes a unique red colour-way created by Frink and Gresham at the Studio, a departure from the published edition of 70 in terracotta.


Continuing to fuse traditional printing practises with modern techniques, Kip's processes continued to evolve through collaboration with, amongst others, Peter Blake, Eduardo Paolozzi, Terry Frost and John Hoyland. The threads which united the wide variety of projects were a constant programme of publishing small editions of prints and 'folios, a passion for beautiful printing and a love of fine materials. Recent work with Royal Academcian Stephen Chambers shows the culmination of 30 years of experimentation where layering of pigment, pattern, drawings and ideas collide seamlessly.


In his working life Kip Gresham has made well over 2,000 editions and this exhibition offers a tiny glimpse into the work of his studios. The choice of pieces has been made to highlight some of the landmarks on the journey to date and will also include the work of emerging artists selected by Kip for Bohun Gallery's show.


Exciting examples from Gresham's archive provide a unique opportunity for enthusiasts to acquire unusual and highly collectible images which have never been previously seen.

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Peter Blake

Some of the Sources of Pop I, 2000

Silkscreen
12 x 12 ins



Elisabeth Frink

De Beers Trophy, 1976

Bronze, edition of 9
15 (H) ins



Stephen Chambers

Medlar Meddler, 2010

Silkscreen, edition of 50
22¾ x 17¾ ins



Michael Rothenstein

Mountain Butterfly, 1993

Monotype
36 x 24 ins



Bryan Pearce

Flowers on the Window Sill, 1992

Silkscreen, limited ed. of 100
17¾ x 20¾ ins



Michael Rothenstein

Green Tree with Butterflies, 1993

Silkscreen
35½ x 24¾ ins



Elisabeth Frink

Horse in the Rain, 1976

Bronze, edition of 9
5 x 10 ins



Stephen Chambers

A Problem Day, 2014

Silkscreen, ed. of 30
26½ x 32¾ ins



John McLean

Drumsturdy, 2009

Silkscreen, ed. of 70
30 x 34¼ ins



Willard Boepple

Kimono I, 2011

Silkscreen, ed. of 70
15¼ x 19¼ ins



Eduardo Paolozzi

Turing 1 & 2, 2000

Silkscreen, edition of 50
31 x 45¼ ins



Mali Morris

Bridge, 2014

Silkscreen, ed. of 30
22 x 25½ ins



Michael Rothenstein

Cockerel Turning Back II, 1992

Monoprint and silkscreen
30 x 27 ins



Willard Boepple

07/06/10, 2010

Silkscreen, ed. of 20
18 x 15¾ ins



Prunella Clough

Delphic, 1996

Silkscreen, limited ed. of 100
22¾ x 20¼ ins



Carol Robertson

Navajo, 2012

Silkscreen, ed. of 30
26½ x 26 ins



John Hoyland

Space Cowboy II, 1992

Silkscreen, ed. of 30
21¾ x 22½ ins



Stephen Buckley

Eclipse, 1999

Silkscreen, limited ed. of 100
12¾ x 21 ins



Kim Lim

Syncopation 3, 1995

Silkscreen
20¼ x 22¾ ins



Elisabeth Frink

Green Man, PP, 1992

Unique silkscreen
22½ x 28¾ ins



John McLean

Balboughty, 2013

Etching & screenprint
13½ x 19 ins



Richard Long

Dustlines, 1995

Silkscreen, limited ed. of 100
29½ x 22 ins



Elisabeth Frink

Man and Horse III, 1971

Lithograph, edition of 70
23½ x 31½ ins



Mali Morris

Toussaint I - IV (set of four), 2014

Silkscreen, ed. of 30
12 x 15 ins



Mali Morris

Crossings, 2014

Silkscreen, ed. of 30
16 x 16.5 ins



Wilhelmina Barns-Graham

Untitled, April, 1991

Silkscreen, ed. of 70
22¼ x 30 ins



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