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Claes Oldenburg’s ‘Profile Airflow’ gets some TLC
Behind-the-scenes / Multiples

Claes Oldenburg’s ‘Profile Airflow’ gets some TLC

        Claes Oldenburg’s Profile Airflow 1969 was the first of numerous innovative multiples (three-dimensional sculptural editions) the artist created in collaboration with Gemini GEL in the early 1970s. Inspired by original drawings of the iconic 1936 Chrysler Airflow, Oldenburg created a lithograph over which sits a translucent plastic relief of the car. … Continue reading

If this chair could talk
Behind-the-scenes / Gemini GEL / Gemini Ltd. / Tyler Graphics Ltd

If this chair could talk

Spanning nearly four decades, the history of the Tyler workshops is a rich and complex one, weaving together artists, printers, papermakers, industry collaborators, photographers, writers, film makers, curators, family and friends. Over the years, many of these people sat, mused and even worked in an antique barber’s chair carefully selected by Ken Tyler for the … Continue reading

Insiders: a printer’s perspective – Anthony Kirk
Behind-the-scenes / Tyler Graphics Ltd

Insiders: a printer’s perspective – Anthony Kirk

Anthony Kirk was head of the etching department at Tyler Graphics from 1988 until 2000. During this time he worked on major projects by artists such as Frank Stella and Helen Frankenthaler. After the closure of TGL, Kirk’s talent for printmaking led him to the Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, Connecticut, where he was … Continue reading