Landfall Press: 1970-2000

November 9 - December 19

Overview

Installation view, right: Roger Brown, "Honky Tonk Man," 1990, Color lithograph, 43.5 x 43.5 inches, Gift of Landfall Press, 2000
Installation view
Installation view
Joseph Piccillo, "EP IV," 1995, Lithograph, Edition of 30
Vito Acconci, "Wav(er)ing Flag," 1990, Lithograph, 6 sheets, 20 x 26 inches each (20 x 156 inches installed) Gift of Landfall Press, 1992
Kara Walker, "Vanishing Act (from Suite of Four Prints," 1997, Etching and chine collie, 21 ½ x 18 ½ inches, Gift of Landfall Press, 1998
 
"Landfall Press: 1970 - 2000," presented an overview of prints and suites published by Landfall Press over the past three decades. Recognized as one of the foremost print workshops in the United States, Landfall Press was founded in Chicago in 1970 by Kansas City Art Institute alum, Jack Lemon. Over the years, Landfall Press has collaborated with a diverse range of artists to create works that reflect many stylistic and artistic visions, including representational, conceptual, political, and satirical.
 
"Landfall Press: 1970 - 2000featured individual prints and suites by 23 artists from the Kansas City Art Institute’s permanent collection. Artists in the exhibition include Kara Walker, Vito Acconci, Roger Brown, Vernon Fischer, Lesley Dill, Claes Oldenberg, Christo, Chuck Close, James Drake, Robert Arneson, Pat Steir, William Wiley, Terry Allen, Sol LeWitt, Tony Fitzpatrick, Peregrine Honig, Dennis Oppenheim, and Philip Pearlstein.
 
 

 

Checklist

 
Vito Acconci
American, born 1940
Wav(er)ing Flag, 1990
lithograph, 6 sheets, 20 x 26 inches each
(20 x 156 inches installed)
Gift of Landfall Press, 1992
(Location: Artspace-14,15 NL)
 
Terry Allen                                                                                                       
American, born 1943
Juarez Suite, 1976
suite of nine lithographs
19 ½ x 19 ½ inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 2001
 
Robert Arneson
American, born 1930
Up Against It, 1980
lithograph
45 x 35 inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 1980/1986
(Location: Artspace – 9 S)
 
Roger Brown
American, born 1941
Museum of What’s Happening Now, 1992
serigraph and lithograph
paper: 20 x 16 inches
framed: 25 x 21 inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 2001
 
Roger Brown
American, born 1941
Hank Williams, Honky Tonk Man, 1991
color lithograph
43.5 x 43.5 inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 2000
(Location: Artspace office)
 
 
Christo
American, born Bulgaria, 1935
Wrapped Motorcycle, 1997
paper: 19 ½ x 22
framed: 24 x 27 inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 2001
 
Christo
American, born Bulgaria, 1935
Orange Storefront (Project 1964-91), 1991
lithograph and collage
paper; 27 ½ x 31 inches
framed: 32 ¾ x 37 ½ inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 1997
(Location: Artspace)
 
Chuck Close
American, born 1940
Keith III, State I, 1975
lithograph
framed: 35 x 27 inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 1987
(Location: Artspace)
 
Robert Cottingham
American, born 1935
Art, 1992
lithograph
50 ¾ x 50 ½ inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 1993
(Location: Artspace)
 
Lesley Dill                                                                                                                         
American, born 1950
Homage to N.S. (Nancy Spero), 1997
lithograph, silkscreen, etching
41 x 50 inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 1998
(Location: Artspace 9 S)
 
James Drake
American, born 1946
Salon of a Thousand Souls, 1996
color lithograph
63 x 49 inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 2000
(Location: Artspace – 8 S)
 
James Drake
American, born 1946
Salon of Eternal Souls, 1996
color lithograph
63 x 49 inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 2000
(Location: Artspace – 8 S)
 
Vernon Fischer
American, born 1958
Composition in Red, White, and Blue, 1985
lithograph
37.75 x 49.75 inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 1989
(Location: Artspace – 9 S)
 
Vernon Fischer
American, born 1958
Man Cutting Globe, 1995
color lithograph
43.75 x 41 inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 2000
(Location: Artspace office)
 
Tony Fitzpatrick
American, born 1958
Black-eyed Fight Dog, 1991
etching
28 x 27.5 inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 1998
(Location: Artspace – 14 S)
 
Tony Fitzpatrick
American, born 1958
The Songbird’s Hurricane, 1991
Etching
28 x 27.75 inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 1998
(Location: Artspace – 14S)
 
Peregrine Honig
Ovubet, 1999
suite of 28 hand-colored etchings
paper: 10 ½ x 7 inches (oval)
Gift of Landfall Press, 2001
 
Tom Huck
American, born 1971
Gateway Sexorcism, 2000
woodblock
framed: 64 x 43 inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 2001
 
Luis Jiminez
American, born 1940
Honky Tonk, 1981
lithograph
35 x 50 inches
On loan from Bob Carlson
 
Sol LeWitt
American, born 1928
Sixteen Lithographs in Black and White, 1970-71
23 x 23 inches (16 works)
92 x 92 inches installed
Gift of Landfall Press, 2001
 
Claes Oldenburg
American, born Sweden, 1929
Store Window: bow, hats, heart, shirt, 29 cents, 1973
lithograph
paper: 22 ½ x 26 ¾ inches
framed: 26 x 29 ¼ inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 1997
(Location: Artspace)
 
Dennis Oppenheim
American, born 1938
Ghost Toast, 1991
lithograph
53 x 39 inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 1998
(Location: Artspace – 15 S)
 
Jeanette Pasin-Sloane
American, born 1946
Mercato Stripes, 1993
lithograph
36 x 39 ¾ inches
framed: 40 x 44 inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 1993
(Location: Artspace)
 
Philip Pearlstein
American, born 1924
Six Lithographs Drawn from Life, 1970
lithograph
paper: 30 x 22 inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 2001
 
Joseph Piccillo
American, born 1941
EP IV, 1995
lithograph
47 x 35 inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 1998
(Location: Artspace)
 
Pat Steir
American, born 1940
Form – Illusion – Myth, 1983
lithograph (triptych) 
38.75 x 133.75 inches
Gift of Landfall Press, ?
(Location: Artspace – storage corridor)
 
Kara Walker
American, born 1969
Suite of Four Prints, 1997
etching and chine colle
(Li’l Patch of Woods; Vanishing Act; Cotton; Untitled)
21 ½ x 18 ½ inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 1998
(Location: Artspace – 4 ST)
 
William Wiley
American, born 1937
Mr. Unatural, 1976
lithograph
39 x  27.75 inches
Gift of Landfall Press, 1982
(Locaton: Artspace – 16 S)
 
 
 

 

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Press Release

The H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute presents the exhibition, Landfall Press: 1970-2000
KCAI Website |
Thu, 2001-11-01

"Landfall Press: 1970 - 2000," presents an overview of prints and suites published by Landfall Press over the past three decades.

Selected Press

Thanks Jack, Anytime. Sincerely, Kansas City USA by Michael Schonhoff
Review |
Sat, 2001-12-01

Kansas City, as a crossroads, consistently provides a niche oppourtunity for personal and professional growth. To our benefit, Jack Lemon understands this.