[ the art ][ the artist ][ the gallery ][ home ]

The artist and his wife at home.

Click on image to enlarge.

The artist in his Iowa City studio workplace.

Click on image to enlarge.



Mauricio Lasansky:  The Artist in Print

Expressions XIV

The life and work of Mauricio Lasansky were chronicled in Expressions XIV (Des Moines). The issue featured three articles:

The Prints of Mauricio Lasansky

This essay, penned by Alan Fern, served as the introduction to the 1975 book "Lasansky: Printmaker" (The University of Iowa Press, 1975). It provides a comprehensive overview of the artist's life and unique insights into his work.

The Artist's Hand: The Prints of Mauricio Lasansky

This essay was published as the introduction to the exhibit catalogue for the Neuberger Museum, State University of New York at Purchase, Fall-Winter 1988-89. It looks at the artist's life and the impact of world events on his work.

Mauricio Lasansky and Intaglio Printmaking

This historical overview of the life and work of Mauricio Lasansky is reprinted from "Mauricio Lasansky: a Retrospective Exhibition of His Prints and Drawings," a catalog published on the occasion of an exhibition at the University of Iowa Museum of Art (September 24 - November 28, 1976).

Mauricio Lasansky's Prints: A Critical Perspective

This critical and historical analysis of the work of Mauricio Lasansky by I. Michael Danoff also appeared in "Mauricio Lasansky: a Retrospective Exhibition of His Prints and Drawings."

Mauricio Lasansky

Reprinted from "Mauricio Lasansky," a monograph published on the occasion of a retrospective exhibition of Maurico Lasansky's work, 1960. The article was written by Carl Zigrosser for the American Federation of Arts under a grant received from the Ford Foundation Program in the Humanities.

Intaglios

By William Friedman. Published as an introduction to the catalogue for a US Information Agency-sponsored traveling exhibit of the work of Mauricio Lasansky and his students, coordinated by the Albright Art Gallery of Buffalo, New York. After a preliminary opening in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the exhibit was shown throughout Latin America for an extended period.

A New Direction in Intaglio

An article by William Friedman, reprinted from a catalog published on the occasion of an exhibition in duplicate at the Walker Art Center (Minneapolis) and the Colorado Srings Fine Arts Center (Colorado Springs), January 30 - March 13, 1949).

Select Bibliography

You can read more about Mauricio Lasanksy and his work in the following texts:

  • Lasansky: Printmaker, University of Iowa Press (Iowa City, IA), 1975
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica, S.v. "Modern Printmaking," 1972
  • Stubbe, Wolf, Graphic Arts in the Twentieth Century, New York, 1963
  • A Visual Dictionary of Art: 1972, London, 1972
  • Zigrosser, Carl, "American Prints Since 1926: A Complete Revolution in the Making," Art Digest, November 1951


[ the art ][ the artist ][ the gallery ][ home ]

Lasansky Corporation, 216 East Washington Street, Iowa City, Iowa  52240   ++319-337-9336

© Copyright 1999 - 2014 Lasansky Corporation. All rights reserved.