Best Impressions: 35 Years of Prints and Sculpture from Gemini G.E.L.

November 4, 2001 – January 21, 2002

East Building, Mezzanine Northwest

THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.

Overview: Presenting 49 works by 50 contemporary artists, this exhibition explored the range of work created by artists at the printmaking workshop Gemini G.E.L. (Graphic Editions Limited) during the past 35 years. Included were works by artists who have published with Gemini since its earliest days, including Jasper Johns, Robert Motherwell, and Frank Stella, as well as those by artists newer to Gemini, including Frank Gehry, Allen Ginsberg, and Saul Steinberg. The National Gallery of Art, which since 1981 has been home to the complete archive collection of Gemini G.E.L., announced the publication of its first online catalogue raisonné in conjunction with the exhibition.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington. Charles Ritchie, assistant curator of modern prints and drawings, National Gallery of Art, coordinated the exhibition and catalogue.

Attendance: 38,481

Image: Frank Stella, Double Gray Scramble, published 1973, color screenprint (150 runs from 50 screens) on Arches 88 paper, Gift of Gemini G.E.L. and the Artist, 1981.5.98