The Common Press

The Common Press is the letterpress printing studio at the University of Pennsylvania. It is supported by a collaboration of interests at Penn, including writing (15th Room Press, Kelly Writers House), print culture (the Rare Book & Manuscript Library), and visual arts and design (the School of Design). The Common Press was founded on January 17, 2006, the 300th anniversary of Benjamin Franklin's birth. The Common Press provides a mixed media environment to support the teaching of design and fine arts to students, to encourage collaboration on projects across the university, and to expose students to contemporary print culture

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Westchester New York: not your ordinary burbs!

Westchester County has never been merely the country escape of ritzy Manhattanites. About an hour north of the fabulous city, the area is a haven for the arts ... where artists can find the space that NYC just can't offer. 
The Lift Trucks Project (LTP) is a new space located in Croton Falls, NY, converted from a 1920's fork lift repair shop into studios and an exhibition space. Its roster includes the likes of Alex Katz and Robert Indiana.

Anyway if you find yourself in New York between June 7th and July 12th, check out their new exhibit: FROM A FACTORY FLOOR: Screen Print Collaborations. Screen print collaborations with prints by master screen printer Gary Lichtenstein.

Gary Panter

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