Art Term


A print is an impression made by any method involving transfer from one surface to another

Georg Baselitz
Eagle (1981)

Artists who print

  • The grandfather of satire

    Martin Rowson

    William Hogarth was one of the founders of a satire that led all the way to the modern comic book and was described as the grandfather of the political cartoon. Martin Rowson revisits Hogarth’s most political details such as Gin Lane.

Selected artworks in the collection

  • Tate Liverpool + RIBA North

    Joan Miró: Printmaker

    18 Jun – 26 Aug 1996

    The prints in this exhibition were all made between 1933 and 1963 in Paris, Barcelona and Mallorca, where Miró lived at various times.