Boodle Hatfield Printmaking Prize with Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair – Q&A with shortlisted artist, Virginia Bridge

We are delighted to have been advising and supporting Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair for a number of years. At the 2019 edition of the Fair, the Boodle Hatfield Printmaking Prize was launched, followed by a prize giving evening in late February 2020 at which the shortlisted prints were displayed and the winner announced. At the 2020 edition of Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair, members of the Art Law & More team selected their shortlisted prints for the 2021 Boodle Hatfield Printmaking Prize. Over the coming weeks we are getting to know some of our ten shortlisted artists through a series of Q&As. We are continuing our Q&A series with Virginia Bridge, a printer based in Bristol, who is shortlisted for her Southbank Series of prints.

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Record breaking illustration of beloved childhood cartoon Tintin sells for €3.2 million (£2.8 million)

A rare polychrome Tintin illustration has sold for a whopping €3.2 million (£2.8 million) with fees, breaking records for the most expensive work of comic book art sold at auction. Hidden in a drawer for decades, the original artwork by Belgian cartoonist Hergé (1907–1983) was in fact a rejected cover for one of the most popular European cartoons – ‘The Adventures of Tintin’

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Boodle Hatfield Printmaking Prize with Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair – Q&A with shortlisted artist, Jake Garfield

We are delighted to have been advising and supporting Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair for a number of years. At the 2019 edition of the Fair, the Boodle Hatfield Printmaking Prize was launched, followed by a prize giving evening in late February 2020 at which the shortlisted prints were displayed and the winner announced. At the 2020 edition of Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair, members of the Art Law & More team selected their shortlisted prints for the 2021 Boodle Hatfield Printmaking Prize. Over the coming weeks we will be getting to know some of the ten shortlisted artists through a series of Q&As. We begin with Jake Garfield, a printer based in London, whose shortlisted print is called ‘Private View’ (woodcut, lino & stencil on arches paper).

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