Printing edition, 2010

"My passion for lithography was ignited when I was a student at the South Australian School of Art" ~ Susan Dorothea White

PRINTS

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.

104 Works to view Page 1 2 3
104 Works to view Page 1 2 3

1988 - present:

Post-modern appropriation compositions, social satire. Continued narrative fugal compositions adding symbolic elements. Devised compositions with two poles that can be exhibited either way round and circular paintings with perspective based on concentric circles. Techniques: acrylic on panel; collage; watercolour ... read more

  • Not a Rothko, 2010
    woodcut
    30 x 21 cm
    (She Sees Series)
  • Not a Rothko (hand-stippled), 2010
    woodcut, brush
    30 x 21 cm
    (She Sees Series)
  • She sees his new clothes (hand-coloured), 2010
    woodcut (hand-coloured)
    21 x 30 cm
    (She Sees Series)
  • She sees his new clothes, 2010
    woodcut
    21 x 30 cm
    (She Sees Series)
  • Goose Camp Kakadu: moonrise at sunset (hand-coloured), 2010
    woodcut (hand-coloured)
    60.5 x 80.5 cm
  • Goose Camp Kakadu: moonrise at sunset, 2010
    woodcut
    60.5 x 80.5 cm
  • Germination - Sheela seedpod (woodcut), 1997
    woodcut
    82 x 52 cm
  • Intensive Psychiatric Care Unit, Rozelle Hospital, Callan Park, 1996
    woodcut
    80 x 60 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • The Seven Deadly Sins of modern times (blockprint), 1993
    blockprint (medium-density fibreboard)
    70 x 66 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Choosing another face, 1992
    lithograph (bleed print, 3 colours)
    38 x 57 cm
  • Blind (woodcut), 1992
    woodcut
    60 x 80 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Atlass (lithograph), 1991
    lithograph (ultramarine)
    61 x 41 cm
  • Blind (lithograph), 1991
    lithograph (ultramarine)
    41 x 61 cm
  • Choosing a mask, 1991
    unique stone lithograph (hand-coloured)
    38 x 57 cm
  • To Let - The diabetic evicted from The Rocks: no. 2, 1990
    stone lithograph (black)
    57 x 38 cm
  • Cry Freedom - Apartheid (blockprint), 1990
    blockprint (medium-density fibreboard)
    57 x 38 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Man creating the hole in the ozone layer, 1990
    woodcut (hand-coloured)
    28 x 37 cm
  • To Let - The diabetic evicted from The Rocks: no. 1, 1990
    stone lithograph (12 colours)
    57 x 38 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Massacre, Tiananmen Square (hand-coloured), 1989
    unique blockprint (hand-coloured, medium-density fibreboard)
    57 x 38 cm
  • Massacre, Tiananmen Square, 1989
    blockprint (medium-density fibreboard)
    57 x 38 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Cry Freedom - Apartheid (lithograph), 1989
    lithograph (3 colours)
    57 x 38 cm
    Collection: Fredrikstad Museum
  • Cliffhanger, 1988
    lithograph
    18 x 18 cm
  • Fenced in, Kent St, The Rocks, Sydney, 1988
    stone lithograph
    28 x 26 cm
  • Claustrophobia: set in concrete, 1987
    unique cement print
    38 x 25 cm
  • Ward 4, Rozelle Hospital, Callan Park (hand-coloured), 1986
    unique lithograph (hand-coloured)
    76 x 56 cm
  • Ward 4, Rozelle Hospital, Callan Park, 1986
    lithograph
    76 x 56 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Growth spiral - Genesis: no. 3, 1986
    lithograph (black)
    76 x 57 cm
  • Growth spiral - Genesis: no. 1, 1986
    lithograph (5 colours)
    76 x 57 cm
  • The front veranda: Chernobyl meltdown, 1986
    lithograph (15 colours)
    60 x 80 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Claustrophobia - Cornered (lithograph), 1986
    lithograph
    18 x 18 cm
  • Growth spiral - Genesis (minature), 1985
    lithograph
    18 x 17 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • The story, 1985
    lithograph
    57 x 76 cm
  • Mise-en-scène, 1984
    lithograph
    76 x 56 cm
  • A month in the life of a Sydney schoolboy, 1984
    lithograph
    51 x 70 cm
  • Thelma of Wilcannia (lithograph), 1983
    lithograph
    57 x 38 cm
  • Thelma of Wilcannia (woodcut), 1983
    woodcut
    62 x 79 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Spaghetti legs (ochre), 1983
    lithograph
    18 x 18 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • To cut both ways (lithograph), 1983
    lithograph
    18 x 18 cm
    Collections: National Gallery of Australia; The Van der Vossen-Delbrück Collection, Amsterdam
  • A storm in a tea-cup, 1983
    lithograph
    18 x 18 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • The Ghost of Kabbarli, Daisy Bates (lithograph), 1983
    lithograph (3 colours)
    60 x 80 cm
  • The life and death of St. Francis of Australia (lithograph), 1982
    lithograph (bleed print, 6 colours)
    76 x 56 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Chess - White to play: Helicopter X Pawn, Chief X Helicopter… , 1982
    lithograph (5 colours)
    76 x 56 cm
    Collections: Majdanek Museum, Lublin; National Gallery of Australia
  • Macaroni face (ochre), 1982
    lithograph
    25 x 25 cm
    Collections: National Gallery of Australia; Fiatal Müvészek Klubja (FMK), Budapest
  • Octopus, 1982
    lithograph
    25 x 25 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Made in Australia (umber), 1982
    lithograph
    25 x 25 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia

PRINTS : 1988 - present 104 Works Page 1 2 3
PRINTS : 1988 - present 104 Works Page 1 2 3


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