Presented here are paintings, drawings, and woodblock prints by Paul Binnie (b. 1967), an artist who produces woodblock prints utilizing traditional Japanese carving and printing methods. Use the prints tab in the toolbar above to navigate to all artists and other genres or visit recent print additions to see all newly added prints.
Binnie is widely regarded as one of the most important artists working in the tradition of Japanese woodblock printmaking, having trained in Japan for over six years in the studio of a master carver and printer. Stylistically, we feel Binnie has taken up the mantel of the shin-hanga ('new print') artists of the early to mid-20th century. However, technically, Binnie self-carves and self-prints his work, which would suggest he belongs with the sosaku-hanga ('creative print') artists. We resolved the question by giving him his own section here.
Institutions with Binnie works in their permanent collection:
Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Alloa Museum and Art Gallery, Alloa, Scotland, UK
The British Museum Griffith Bequest, London, UK
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA, USA
Carleton College, Northfield, MN, USA
Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Mead Art Museum, Amhest College, Amherst, MA, USA
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, USA
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Museum of Fine Arts, St Petersburg, FL, USA
National Library of Australia, Canberra, Australia
National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Nihon no Hanga Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
PICTURE Art Foundation, California State University, Carson, CA, USA
Rhode Island School of Design, Museum of Art, Providence, RI, USA
Rijksmuseum Rijksprintenkabinet, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL, USA
Saint Louis Art Museum, St Louis, MO, USA
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH, USA
University of San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
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site last updated
January 19, 2021
Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
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