No.54 Winter 2015-2016

MARJAN & ARTHUR GRIFFIOEN Koningsstraat 20 1213 AX HILVERSUM Tel +31-35-6243153 

Griffioen Grafiek wishes you a colourful 2016 !

From our collection: Jugend 1909


1. New prints by Joost Swarte 

2. A new version of our website is pending

3. Signed Dutch Punk LP 

And last quarterly already introduced :

4. New 'music' silkscreens:

- Blues - Mezzo

- Country music - Erik Kriek

5. Joost Swarte print: Frank Lloud Wright, the women

6. International comic festival Angoulême 2014 - portfolio 


How to



1. New prints Joost Swarte

Love Stories
Cover design for The New Yorker
Giclee, size 50 x 70 cm. 
Numbered / signed, edition of 124 copies
Price € 125


And two prints about the emigration to the US in the beginning of the last century:

MS Ellis Island
Giclee, size 60 x 60 cm. 
Numbered / signed, edition of 75 copies
Price € 150


Satisfaction / Hope / Succes / Money
Giclee, size 60 x 60 cm. 
Numbered / signed, edition of 75 copies
Price € 150


2. A new version of our website

With the help of Dirk Zaal we are now working hard at a new modern version of our webside 
also suited to smartphones and tablets and with cart and checkout.
It will take some time to feed all the information about our products and
to provide the site with (better) pictures, but we getting more and more excited.

We will email you as soon as the site is operational.


3. Dutch Punk LP 
I DON'T CARE: The No Fun and Plurex singles

cover design Joost Swarte

A vinyl collection of early DUTCH PUNK and NEW WAVE from the NO FUN and PLUREX labels, 
two independent companies that released a handful of -by now highly collectable- singles in 1978, 
paving the way for DIY generations to come.

A number of by Joost Swarte signed copies are available for our clients. Price € 25.


4. Three new music silkscreens:

Blues - Mezzo

Mezzo's book "Love in vain" (about the life of Robert Johnson) and his exhibition last January in Angoulême inspired us to make two new black and white silkscreens about the blues.
One of Robert Johnson and one of Peetie Wheatstraw.

Mezzo : Robert Johnson
ize 50 x 70 cm. / 19.5 x 27.5 "
Numbered / signed, edition of 150 copies. 
Introduction price € 50


Mezzo : Peetie Wheatstraw
Size 50 x 50 cm. / 19.5 x 19.5 "
Numbered / signed, edition of 150 copies. 
Introduction price € 50


Country music - Erik Kriek

Erik Kriek, a Dutch comic artist, is working on a new graphic novel "In the Pines" 
a collection of stories inspired by country songs (January 2016 Scratch books).
In the same style he made this image of Johnny Cash.

Erik Kriek : Johnny Cash
ilkscreen. Size 50 x 70 cm. / 19.5 x 27.5 "
Numbered / signed, edition of 150 copies. 
Introduction price € 50

5. Joost Swarte: 

Frank Lloyd Wright, the Women

Giclee, size 40 x 60 cm. / 15.75 x 23.75 "
Numbered / signed, edition of 35 copies. 
€ 150


6. International comic festival Angoulême

Portfolio "La BÉDÉ est dans la rue" now ready !

The Dutch made their mark in the 2014 edition of the 'Festival international de la BD' in Angoulême, 
where the Dutch cartoonist Willem was president of the festival.

book with all 75 designs


In honour of Willem, (great Dutch cartoonist, now living and working in France), there was a delegation of 25 Dutch comic artists present in Espace Franquin. 
Every day they made new silkscreened posters 
which were posted at several spots in Angoulême, 
resembling the street culture in the 60s - 70s, the roaring period of Willem's first years in Paris.

Among the artists are Joost Swarte, Guido van Driel, Hanco Kolk, Henk Kuijpers, Peter van Dongen, Jeroen Funke, and Nanne Meulendijks.

A silkscreen portfolio of the 25 best images is now ready.
Price Euro 250.

Size of the silkscreens :
 30 x 40 cm. / 12 x 15,75 "
All signed and numbered.
Edition of 60 copies.

Extra: a book containing all 75 designs and a coverage of the event in Angoulême,
a 4 p. booklet of Libération
and the diary of Maaike Hartjes.

Peter Pontiac 


Joost Swarte 


Henk Kuijpers 


For more information and 
pictures of all 25 silkscreens click here 

And you can see an account of the event at www.labedeestdanslarue.com 


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Griffioen Grafiek 
25 years !
1986 - 2011



Marjan and Arthur Griffioen

Phone : +31 35 6243153

E-mail : griffioe@xs4all.nl

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