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Exhibition checklist: "Excavations: The Prints of Julie Mehretu"

Excavations: The Prints of Julie Mehretu
April 13 – June 17, 2012
Organized by Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis 
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College
http://fllac.vassar.edu
Exhibition Checklist 

All works are by Julie Mehretu (American, b. 1970) and are given here in chronological order per year of execution. Dimensions indicate sheet size, with height preceding width. 

Untitled from the portfolio twoandthreezeros, 2000
Published by Exit Art, New York
Printed by Burnet Editions, New York
Etching with aquatint, engraving, and drypoint with chine collé and pochoir on Somerset white paper
22 x 30 in. (55.9 x 76.2 cm.)
Lent by the artist and The Project, New York 

Rogue Ascension, 2002
Published by New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
Printed by Derriere L’Etoile Studios, New York
Lithograph on Somerset white paper
24 ½ x 32 in. (62.2 x 81.3 cm.)
Lent by the artist and The Project, New York 

Entropia (review), 2004
Published by Highpoint Editions and Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Printed by Highpoint Editions, Minneapolis
Lithograph and screenprint on Arches paper
33 ½ x 44 in. (85.1 x 111.8 cm.
Lent by Highpoint Editions, Minneapolis 

Landscape Allegories, 2004
Published by Ridinghouse, London, and The Project, New York
Printed by Burnet Editions, New York
Portfolio of 7 etchings, with aquatint, spit-bite, engraving, and drypoint on Somerset white paper
19 x 21 ½ in. (48.3 x 54.6 cm.) each
Lent by the artist and The Project, New York 

Entropia (Construction), 2005
Published and printed by Highpoint Editions, Minneapolis
Lithograph on four sheets of Japanese gampi paper chine collé mounted to Somerset white paper
40 x 49 ¾ in. (101.6 x 126.4 cm.)
Lent by Highpoint Editions, Minneapolis 

Circulation, 2005
Published and printed by Crown Point Press, San Francisco
Etching with aquatint and engraving on Japanese gampi paper chine collé
35 ½ x 46 ¾ in. (90.2 x 118.8 cm.)
Lent by the artist and The Project, New York 

Diffraction, 2005
Published and printed by Crown Point Press, San Francisco
Sugar-lift aquatint with aquatint, spit-bite aquatint, and etching on Japanese gampi paper chine collé
35 ½ x 46 ¾ in. (90.2 x 118.8 cm.)
Lent by the artist and The Project, New York 

Local Calm, 2005
Published and printed by Crown Point Press, San Francisco
Sugar-lift aquatint with aquatint, spit-bit aquatint, soft-ground and hard-ground etching, and engraving on Japanese gampi paper chine collé
35 ½ x 46 3/3 in. (90.2 x 118.8 cm.)
Lent by the artist and The Project, New York 

Deluge, 2005
Published by Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Printed by Burnet Editions, New York
Etching with aquatint, engraving, and drypoint on Somerset white paper
20 x 24 ½ in. (50.8 x 62.2 cm.)
Lent by the artist and The Project, New York 

Untitled, 2006
Published by Parkett Publishers, Zurich and New York
Printed by Burnet Editions, New York
Etching with engraving and drypoint on Somerset white paper
23 ¼ x 28 ¼ in. (60 x 71.1 cm.)
Lent by the artist and The Project, New York 

The Residual, 2007
Published and printed by Crown Point Press, San Francisco
Sugar-lift and spit-bite aquatint with etching, drypoint, and burnishing on Somerset textured white paper
40 ¾ x 50 ¼ in. (103.5 x 127.6 cm.)
Lent by the artist and The Project, New York 

Unclosed, 2007
Published and printed by Crown Point Press, San Francisco
Etching with spit-bite aquatint and drypoint on Somerset textured white paper
40 ¾ x 50 ¼ in. (103.5 x 127.6 cm.)
Lent by the artist and The Project, New York 

Refuge, 2007
Published and printed by Burnet Editions, New York
Etching with aquatint, sugar lift, and spit bite on Somerset white paper
23 ¼ x 28 in. (59.1 x 71.1 cm.)
Lent by the artist and The Project, New York 

Fracture, 2007
Published by Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
Printed by Burnet Editions, New York
Etching with aquatint, sugar lift, spit bite, engraving, and drypoint on Somerset white paper
23 ¼ x 28 in. (59.1 x 71.1 cm.)
Lent by the artist and The Project, New York 

Selected Paintings and Drawings by Julie Mehretu

A selection of paintings and drawings by Julie Mehretu will be on display during the same period in an adjacent gallery to the print exhibition. These six works, from the collection of Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn and Nicolas Rohatyn, New York, are listed here.

Excerpt (riot), 2003
Ink and acrylic on canvas
32 x 54 in. (81.28 x 137.2 cm.)
Collection of Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn and Nicolas Rohatyn, New York 

Untitled, 2005
Graphite and watercolor on paper
26 x 40 in. (66 x 101.6 cm.)
Collection of Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn and Nicolas Rohatyn, New York 

Untitled, 2005
Ink, colored pencil, graphite, and watercolor on paper
26 x 40 in. (66 x 101.6 cm.)
Collection of Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn and Nicolas Rohatyn, New York 

Untitled, 2005
Graphite on paper
22 3/8 x 30 in. (56.8 x 76.2 cm.)
Collection of Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn and Nicolas Rohatyn, New York 

Untitled, 2006
Watercolor on paper
22 x 30 in. (55.9 x 76.2 cm.)
Collection of Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn and Nicolas Rohatyn, New York 

Rising Down, 2008
Ink and acrylic on canvas
94 x 144 in. (238.8 x 365.8 cm.)
Collection of Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn and Nicolas Rohatyn, New York


Posted by Office of Communications Friday, April 13, 2012

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