Contemporary American Prints exhibited thirty exceptional works dating from the 1960s to the present. The exhibition included works by Pop artists, such as Larry Rivers, Jasper Johns, and James Rosenquist, as well as more recent works by Terry Winters, Suzanne McClelland, and Elizabeth Murray. It also displayed a variety of techniques, including intaglio, lithograph, and silkscreen.
Prints by Winters, McClelland, and Murray were purchased from ULAE following the 2004 ULAE: The Print Show exhibition. Other highlights of the exhibition included the gift of Sam Francis’ lithograph Living in Our Own Light by Dr. and Mrs. Gary Roberts and Jasper Johns’ lithograph series Fragment – According to What. This series of six lithographs had never been exhibited and was derived from Johns’ 1964 painting titled According to What. All works in the exhibition were drawn from the Museum’s permanent collection.