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Greenwich Talk & Fine Art Consignment Day | March 2019

Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers, in Partnership with The Greenwich Arts Council Present:

PRINTS AT AUCTION: A Presentation by Robin S.R. Starr

THURSDAY, MARCH 21 | 7PM

Robin S.R. Starr, Director of American & European Works of Art, will present on why one collects prints, a discussion about the rudiments of print media and issues that affect value, plus expert advice on the art of buying fine art prints and multiples.… Read More

From Obscure to Iconic: The Flowers of Andy Warhol

This article is featured in the Journal of the Print World, January 2016 issue.

“Andy Warhol is best known for his iconic subject matter: Marilyn Monroe, Jackie Kennedy, and Elvis Presley. His paintings marry these motifs with screenprinting to express the commercial nature of his work; its manufacture over its customized production. His printed work encapsulates this same idea, and further heightens a sense of mass-production.… Read More

Trends in the Current Prints Market

I’ve been delighted to contribute several articles to the Journal of the Print World. The January 2014 issue features a piece I wrote on trends in the prints market in 2013 and 2014:

“The pace of the 21st century is an ever-accelerating blur with a constant push for more, faster, and better. Trends and tastes are changing so quickly that they are nearly impossible to detect before they are swept away by the next big thing. The volatile unpredictability of the present art market is a given.… Read More

Sybil Andrews and the Grosvenor School Artists

This article is excerpted from Sybil Andrews, by Robin S.R. Starr, the Journal of the Print World, October 2013. Read the full article.

The linocuts of the Grosvenor School artists reflect the kinetic energy of the machine age imbued with the enthusiasm and optimism of the post-World War I era.

Sybil Andrews is one of the most well-known of these artists. Andrews used streamlined geometric forms and pattern in conjunction with a saturated reductive palette to create the power and excitement of motion.… Read More

Read about Will Barnet in Journal of the Print World

I’ve been delighted to contribute several articles to the Journal of the Print World. The front page of this month’s issue features a piece I wrote on Will Barnet. The editor at the Journal suggested this piece to honor Barnet, who passed away last November at the age of 101. Barnet never stopped working, and earlier in 2012 he was presented with the National Medal of Arts for 2011 in a ceremony held at the White House. His legacy seemed to make a fitting story for a periodical dedicated to the history of prints.