The IFPDA Book Award
This annual award honors excellence in research, scholarship, and the discussion of new ideas in the field of fine prints. The jury limits its consideration to books published during the prior year. Submissions must be received by June 1. The award citation and prize of $2,000 is presented at the annual Print Fair in New York City.
2016
Corita Kent and the Language of Pop
Edited by Susan Dackerman
Published by Harvard Art Museums and Distributed by Yale University Press
Honorable Mention
Art for Every Home: Associated American Artists 1934-2000
Elizabeth G. Seaton, Jane Myers and Gail Windisch
Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Honorable Mention
Printing Colour 1400-1700; History, Techniques, Functions and Receptions
Ad Stijnman and Elizabeth Savage
Brill
Honorable Mention
Seven Masters: 20th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Wells Collection
Andreas Marks
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2015
Holland on Paper in the Age of Art Nouveau
Dr. Clifford S. Ackley
Published by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Honorable Mention
Adam von Bartsch
Rudolf Reiger
Published by Michael Imhof Verlag, Petersberg
2014
The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish: Rembrandt
Erik Hinterding & Jaco Rutgers
Published by Sound and Vision Publishers
Honorable Mention
Kunisada's Tōkaidō: Riddles in Japanese Woodblock Prints
Andreas Marks
Published by Hotei Publishing
Honorable Mention
Artists and Amateurs: Etching in Eighteenth Century France
Perrin Stein
Published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, distributed by Yale University Press
Honorable Mention
Fresh Impressions: Early Modern Japanese Prints
Carolyn M. Putney, Kendall H. Brown, Koyama Shuko, Paul Binnie
Published by the Toledo Museum of Art
2013
Estampas de la Raza: Contemporary Prints from the Romo Collection
Lyle W. Williams
Published by The University of Texas Press
Honorable Mention
Reflections and Undercurrents: Ernest Roth and Printmaking in Venice, 1900-1940
Eric Denker, Senior Lecturer at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C
Published by The Trout Gallery and University of Washington Press
Honorable Mention
Vasari and the Renaissance Print
Dr. Sharon Gregory, Associate Professor in Art History at St. Francis Xavier University
Published by Ashgate Publishing Company
Honorable Mention
Engraved at Lahainaluna
David W. Forbes, internationally recognized historian
Published by the Hawaiian Mission Children's Society
Honorable Mention
Conversations from the Print Studio: A Master Printer in Collaboration with Ten Artists
Dr. Elisabeth Hodermarsky, Sutphin Family Senior Associate Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at Yale University Art Gallery and Craig Zammiello, Master Printer at Two Palms
Published by Yale University Press
2012
Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europ
Edited by Susan Dackerman
Published by Harvard Art Museums and Yale University Press
Honorable Mention
Windows on the War: Soviet Tass Posters at Home and Abroad 1941-1945
Peter Kort Zegers, Rothman Family Research Curator, Department of Prints and Drawings and Douglas W. Druick, Eloise W. Martin Director, Art Institute of Chicago
Published by Yale University Press
Honorable Mention
Altered and Adorned: Using Renaissance Prints in Daily Life
Suzanne Karr Schmidt, Department of Prints and Drawings, Art Institute of Chicago
Published by the Art Institute of Chicago
2011
Edvard Munch: Master Prints
Elizabeth Prelinger and Andrew Robison
Published by The National Gallery of Art in association with DelMonico Books – Prestel
Honorable Mention
Michelangelo in Print: Reproductions as Response in the Sixteenth Century
Bernadine Barnes, Professor of Art History, Wake Forest University
Published by Ashgate Publishing
Honorable Mention
The Viewer and the Printed Image in Late Medieval Europe
David S. Areford, Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Massachusetts
Published by Ashgate Publishing
Honorable Mention
The Print in Early Modern England: An Historical Oversight
Malcolm Jones, Senior Lecturer, Department of English Language and Linguistics, University of Sheffield
Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press
Honorable Mention
The Graphic Unconscious
Concept by José Roca; with essays by: José Roca, Sheryl Conkelton, Shelley R. Langdale, John Caperton, Lorie Mertes, Julien Robson, Caitlin Perkins, Luís Camnitzer
Published by Philagrafika
2010
The Woodcut in Fifteenth-Century Europe
Edited by Peter Parshall
Published by Yale University Press
Honorable Mention
Printmaking: A Complete Guide to Materials and Processes
Beth Grabowski and Bill Fick
Published by Laurence King Publishing
2009
Print Publishing in Sixteenth-Century Rome: Growth and Expansion, Rivalry and Murder
Dr. Christopher L.C.E. Witcombe
Published by Harvey Miller Publishers
2008
Parmigianino und Sein Kreis, Druckgraphik aus der Sammlung Baselitz (Parmigianino and His Circle: Prints from the Baselitz Collection)
Dr. Achim Gnann
Published by Hatje Cantz Verlag and the Staatlischen Graphischen Sammlung München
2007
Mexico and Modern Printmaking: A Revolution in the Graphic Arts, 1920 to 1950
Edited by John Ittmann
Published by the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the McNay Art Museum in association with Yale University Press
2006
Drawn from Nature: The Plant Lithographs of Ellsworth Kelly
Richard H. Axsom
Published by Yale University Press and Grand Rapids Art Museum
2005
Ornament Prints in the Rijksmuseum II; The Seventeenth Century Part One, Two and Three
Peter Fuhring
Published by the Rijksmuseum and Sound & Vision Publishers, Rotterdam
2004
Kiki Smith: Prints, Books & Things
Wendy Weitman
Published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York