The Missoulian Newspaper’s Corridor Magazine featured the exhibit Under Pressure: Contemporary Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation, opening February 18th at the Missoula Art Museum and running through June 1st.
The article, by the Museum’s Katie Stanton, discusses the wide breadth of contemporary prints on view in the exhibition. “Featuring over 100 prints, “Under Pressure” presents a Who’s Who list of the greatest artists since the 1950s from the internationally renowned such as Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns, to newly established art-world hot shots such as Damien Hirst and Radcliffe Bailey, to regional favorites—exhibited at MAM in the past — Joe Feddersen and Roger Shimomura.
The incredible range and possibility of printmaking is on display in “Under Pressure”: minimalism, pop, politics, folk, abstract expressionism, and hyper-realism, to name just a few. Printmaking techniques executed by these top tier artists include traditional approaches such as aquatint, photogravure, lithograph, screen printing, chine collé, wood- and linocut, and innovations such as embossed lead leaf, three-dimensional lithography, and laser cutting.”
Read the full article.