From 'Artist's Medium' to Digital: The Evolution of European Hand Screenprinting in the 20th Century

Storey, Joyce B.
July 2002
Surface Design Journal;Summer2002, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p22
Trade Publication
The article provides information on the history of screen printing in Europe. According to the article, screen printing was originated in eight and ninth century by the Japanese stencil-dyeing technique. In the 1930's, painter Allan Walton formed a new company, in which he won approval from his friends to supply him with painted designs that became executed screen prints in two or three colors. In 1942, artist Paule Marrot recognized the screen prints as most cheerful fabrics designs. Moreover, painter Alastair Morton claimed that the latest methods of photographic screen making for printing textiles are automatic and facile.


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