Susan White produces her own prints, by hand, in her studio. A complete list of the artist's editioned prints (about 100) is in The Printworld Directory of Contemporary Prints and Prices (2006).

Since 1980, White's prints have represented Australia in over 50 international biennales and exhibitions in Japan, Korea, UK, USA, The Netherlands, France, Germany, Italy, Yugoslavia, Poland, etc.

The National Gallery of Australia collection has many of the artist's prints, from 1960 onwards. The lithograph Thieves at the Market, produced while a student, dates from this time.

The freedom and versatility of lithography appeals to the artist. In 1975, she began establishing lithographic facilities in her studio, initially producing prints from metal plates passed through a small wooden wringer on a bed of plywood - Pedestrian Crossing (1977) is an example of this grainier technique.

In 1978, she acquired a professional lithographic printing press, and produced lithographs with up to 15 colours, most requiring separate plates. The Front Veranda (1986) is an example. Later, the artist installed a C19 cast-iron press and equipment for stone lithography. White prints woodcuts and blockprints carved from fibreboard. The artist has produced some etchings, the earliest dating from 1960.

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Theme: Allegory, Symbolic 1960–present
Allegory, Symbolic
27 Works to view
27 Works to view

Allegory, Symbolic: Symbolic visual interpretations of metaphors, idioms, sayings, literature, history, music, and natural ethereal phenomena. Post-modern paintings inspired by Leonardo da Vinci, Hieronymus Bosch, Rembrandt. Feminist perspective with an ironic twist. Mixed media sculpture assemblages that combine everyday materials with carved Huon pine - ‘Idioms in mixed mediums’.
  • She Sees His New Clothes, 2010
    blockprint
    21 x 30 cm
    She Sees Series
  • She Sees His New Clothes (hand-coloured), 2010
    hand-coloured blockprint
    21 x 30 cm
    She Sees Series
  • Not a Rothko (hand-stippled), 2010
    woodcut, brush
    30 x 21 cm
    She Sees Series
  • Not a Rothko, 2010
    woodcut
    30 x 21 cm
    She Sees Series
  • Germination (Sheela Seed), 1997
    blockprint
    82 x 52 cm
  • The Seven Deadly Sins of Modern Times (blockprint), 1993
    fibreboard blockprint
    70 x 66 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
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  • Choosing Another Face, 1992
    lithograph (bleed)
    38 x 57 cm
  • Choosing a Mask, 1991
    lithograph (stone), hand-coloured (unique)
    38 x 57 cm
  • Atlass (ultramarine blue), 1991
    lithograph
    61 x 41 cm
  • Man Creating the Hole in the Ozone Layer, 1990
    hand-coloured woodcut
    28 x 37 cm
  • Claustrophobia: set in concrete, 1987
    cement print (unique)
    38 x 25 cm
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  • Claustrophobia (Cornered), 1986
    lithograph
    18 x 18 cm
  • The Front Veranda: Chernobyl Meltdown, 1986
    lithograph
    60 x 80 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
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  • Growth Spiral (Genesis), 1986
    lithograph
    76 x 57 cm
  • Growth Spiral (Genesis) No. 4, 1986
    lithograph (black crayon)
    76 x 57 cm
  • Growth Spiral (Genesis): minature, 1985
    lithograph
    18 x 17 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • A Storm in a Tea-cup, 1983
    lithograph
    18 x 18 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • To Cut Both Ways (miniprint), 1983
    lithograph
    18 x 18 cm
    Collections: National Gallery of Australia; The Van der Vossen-Delbrück Collection, Amsterdam
  • Spaghetti Legs (ochre), 1983
    lithograph
    18 x 18 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Made in Australia (umber), 1982
    lithograph
    25 x 25 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Macaroni Face (ochre), 1982
    lithograph
    25 x 25 cm
    Collections: National Gallery of Australia; Fiatal Müvészek Klubja (FMK), Budapest
  • Chess - White to Play: Helicopter X Pawn, Chief X Helicopter..., 1982
    lithograph
    76 x 56 cm
    Collections: Majdanek Museum, Lublin; National Gallery of Australia
  • The Life and Death of St. Francis of Australia (6-colour lithograph), 1982
    lithograph (bleed)
    76 x 56 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Noah's Rocket (5-colour lithograph), 1978
    lithograph
    79 x 57 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • The Magic Pudding (9-colour lithograph), 1978
    lithograph
    80 x 60 cm
    Collections: Bruce Hall, Australian National University, Canberra; Westmead Hospital, Sydney
  • Early morning, 1977
    lithograph and collage (unique)
    55.5 x 70 cm
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  • Three-quarter Birthday (6-colour lithograph), 1972
    lithograph
    56 x 76 cm

PRINTS : Allegory, Symbolic 27 Works
PRINTS : Allegory, Symbolic 27 Works


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