"Silkscreens" follows the choreography of printmakers at work pulling an edition of "The Dutch Wives" by artist Jasper Johns. (Johns does not appear in this film.)
A print of "The Dutch Wives" was part of the exhibition "Jasper Johns / In Press: The Crosshatch Works and the Logic of Print," which was on view May 22—August 18, 2012 at the Arthur M. Sackler Museum. Learn more about the exhibition at harvardartmuseums.org/jasperjohns.
Film: Katy Martin, 1978, DVD from Super 8mm film, color, 20 minutes
Sound: Richard Teitelbaum