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Vincent van Gogh the graphic artist

News   9 May 2015 - 4 October 2015   

Exhibition: Vincent van Gogh the graphic artist The art of ‘black and white’… 2015 marks the 125th anniversary of Vincent van Gogh’s death (1853-1890). This occasion is being commemorated in over 30 locations throughout Europe under the title: ‘Van Gogh 2015: 125 years of inspiration’. The Dutch Museum of Lithography is participating in this event […]

Estimating the value of paper-makers’ hand moulds

News   25 April 2015   AEPM asbl

Jürgen Bönig of the Museum der Arbeit (Hamburg, Germany) writes to ask if anyone can provide an estimation of the value of some British paper-makers’ hand moulds. The estimate is for tax purposes following the gift of the moulds to the Museum. Size in cm: 60 x 77 cm           2 pcs. 47 x 59 cm           […]

New traveling exhibition on Frans Masereel available for hire

News   23 April 2015   AEPM asbl

Frans Masereel and his work for the press The German Newspaper Museum and the Frans Masereel Foundation are offering for hire a new traveling exhibition entitled Frans Masereel and his work for the press. The exhibition will be shown in the German Newspaper Museum (Wadgassen, Germany) from January to March 2016. After that it is […]

Bodoni Museum reopens

News   18 April 2015   AEPM asbl

Reopening of the Bodoni Museum Saturday, April 18 at 17.00 the Bodoni Museum reopens after two and a half years of enforced closure following a fire in the Biblioteca Palatino in October 2012. The Museum will again be open to visitors with a new permanent exhibition. Exhibition The occasion will be marked by a new […]

Electric Küco casters: suppliers of heating elements in Europe

News   April 2015   

In reply to the question about the availability of heating elements for Cüko-casters, a quick search on google revealed the following website: The firm has three outlets in France: Watlow France Tour D’Asnieres 4, Avenue Laurent Cely 92600 Asnieres sur Seine FRANCE Phone: +33 (0) 1 41 32 79 70 Fax: +33 (0) 1 […]

Request for information about electric Küco casters

News   March 2015   AEPM asbl

Küco typecasting machines, Darmstadt, Germany At Darmstadt M. Rainer Gerstenberg is the last commercial typefounder working with Küco typecasting machines. I recently organised a meeting between him and the Imprimerie nationale so that Rainer could explain the technique of the Küco to one of their younger employees. The Imprimerie nationale has several Küco casters in […]

Lyon printing museum’s new look

News   February 2015   

Designing a new chapter in Lyon printing museum’s development Damien Gautier speaks to Étapes magazine about the new visual identity which his design studio Bureau 205 devised for Lyon’s Museum of printing and graphic communication: (article in French) Photo: Claude Labouz   Photo: Thomas Jaurès-Leblond, Bureau 205  

Monotype history at The Type Archive

News   23 February 2015   AEPM asbl

Second launch event for the History of the Monotype Corporation A second event to mark the recent publication of the History of the Monotype Corporation (Vanburgh Press) is being organised jointly by the Type Archive and The Printing Historical Society. Though principally intended for PHS members who missed the original launch event, some places are […]

Institut d’histoire du livre, Lyon, France

News   22-25 juin 2015   

Book History Workshop Lyon, 22-25 June 2015 Applications are open for the twelfth session of the Institut d’histoire du livre’s Book history workshop. Three courses are available: Neil Harris Paper and watermarks as bibliographical evidence (in English) François Vinourd Techniques et matériaux des reliures médiévales (in French) : new! Claudio Galleri avec Eléonore Litim Image […]

Research : Vincent Van Gogh

News   January 2015   

For the Nederlands Steendrukmuseum’s upcoming exhibition Vincent van Gogh as a Graphic Artist 9 May – 4 October 2015 At Nederlands Steendrukmuseum at Valkenswaard the phase of research has now fully started. Meanwhile our museum has invited an enthusiastic and well-established guest curator. This curator worked until recently at the Van Gogh Museum and is […]