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Talk: Contemporary Prints, A View from the V&A

Gill Saunders, Senior Curator of Prints, will talk about contemporary prints in the V&A collection, and the V&A’s collecting priorities. She will also explore some of the many reasons why artists choose to work in print.


Gill Saunders is Senior Curator of Prints in the Word & Image Department of the Victoria & Albert Museum, and an Honorary Member of the Printmakers Council. Her publications Prints Now: Directions and Definitions (V&A, 2006; with Rosie Miles and In Black and White: prints from Africa and the Diaspora (with Zoe Whitley, V&A, 2013). She co-curatedSurface Noise, a show of innovative contemporary printmaking at the Jerwood Space, London, in 2011. She has curated several V&A UK touring exhibitions – including Modern Masters in Print: Matisse, Picasso, Dali and Warhol, and most recently, Pop Art in Print. She writes, lectures and broadcasts regularly on 20th-century and contemporary art.

Earlier Event: November 7
Wai Wong & Angela Paola Rossi
Later Event: November 7
Maxine Foster