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BMA's biannual Contemporary Print Fair returns this weekend

BMA's biannual Contemporary Print Fair returns this weekend

At first glance, the Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair looks like a low-wattage shindig. To the casual observer, the occasional gallery visitor, names like Barbara Takenaga, Deborah Kass and Madeleine Keesing have little resonance. That's because few in the printmaking world are household names. But the fair, held this weekend at the Baltimore Museum of Art, has been a showcase for leading printmakers, well-known and obscure, for over 20 years. This year, over 2,000 prints from some 20 presses, publishers and dealers will be on display, for prices ranging from the affordable to the downright indulgent. "It's a lot of stuff," said Ann Shafer, assistant curator of...

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