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Statement

 

Benefit Print Project publishes editions and unique projects in all media, from photography and the traditional graphic arts to ceramics and sculpture.

 

Since its inception in 2010, Benefit Print Project has also coordinated the publication of projects in consortium with culturally significant institutions and organizations in Africa, Asia, and North America, including the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, American Friends of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, American Friends of Museums in Israel, Canadian Friends of the Israel Museum, CITYarts, Market Theatre, Momenta Art, and Parrish Art Museum. Benefit Print Project has, additionally, interfaced with many others, such as the Atlantic Center for the Arts, Brooklyn Academy of Music, MUSE Film and Television, and San Francisco Symphony.

About Benefit Print Project's Co-Directors

Thomas W. Lollar

Thomas W. Lollar, former director of Visual Arts at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, NY, is a scholar, arts administrator, and internationally recognized ceramist whose works are in numerous corporate, private, and public collections, including those of Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum, NY, and New York’s Museum of Arts and Design.

 

As director of Visual Arts at Lincoln Center for 22 years, Lollar was steward of the Center’s collection, which includes masterpieces by Lee Bontecou, Alexander Calder, Marc Chagall, Jasper Johns, Henry Moore, Louise Nevelson, and David Smith. During his tenure and under the auspices of the Vera List Poster and Print Program, Lincoln Center published editions in print by, amongst many others, Vija Celmins, Chuck Close, Helen Frankenthaler, Howard Hodgkin, Sol LeWitt, Robert Motherwell, Elizabeth Murray, Gerhard Richter, Richard Serra, and Tom Wesselmann.

 

Lollar is an instructor in the Department of Arts & Humanities at Teachers College – Columbia University, an institution at which he has taught for more than two decades. He has also taught at Parsons The New School For Design, and was executive director of the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

Paul Limperopulos

Paul Limperopulos was assistant director of the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Before his appointment at Rutgers, Limperopulos was a curator in the department of Visual Arts at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, NY.

 

Under his direction, the Brodsky Center, which is a division of the Mason Gross School of the Arts, published projects in print and handmade paper by Lynda Benglis, Spencer Finch, William Kentridge, Kiki Smith, and Joan Snyder.

 

Limperopulos also worked on projects at Rutgers with Clytie Alexander, Faith Ringgold, and Pat Steir. Under the auspices of the Vera List Poster and Print Program at Lincoln Center, Limperopulos commissioned Sharon Core, Karen Kilimnik, and Marilyn Minter to create special projects for the center’s 50th anniversary, and contributed to another series created by Malcolm Morley, Richard Serra, and Terry Winters for the same occasion.

 

Limperopulos received his MFA from the School of Visual Arts. He was on the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences at New York Institute of Technology, where he taught in the departments of Interdisciplinary Studies and Philosophy and Ethics for over seven years.

Overall, editions and unique projects in all media published under the respective directions of Thomas W. Lollar and Paul Limperopulos over the course of their careers have been acquired by numerous private collectors, as well as institutions, including:

Akron Art Museum, OH

Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, NY

Cleveland Clinic Art Program, OH

Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Orlando, FL

Dallas Museum of Art, TX

Davis Museum, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

Deutsche Bank, New York, NY

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

Girls’ Club Collection, Fort Lauderdale, FL

The Granary, Sharon, CT

Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

Hebrew Union College, New York, NY

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Hudson County Community College, Jersey City, NJ

Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN

Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation, Portland, OR

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, MI

Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Microsoft Art Collection, Redmond, WA

Middlebury College Museum of Art, VT

Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN

Montclair Art Museum, NJ

Montefiore Fine Art Program and Collection, New York, NY

Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, AL

Mott-Warsh Collection, Flint, MI

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, Utica, NY

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

The Olbricht Collection, Berlin, Germany

Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, NY

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Portland Museum of Art, OR

Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY

Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville

Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA

Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI

UBS Art Collection, New York, NY

U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Wells Fargo Corporate Art Collection, San Francisco, CA

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Yale Law School, New Haven, CT

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT