Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is Embossing?

What is Embossing?

Embossing is the technique of decorating or creating images with a raised design. Artists often change the shape of paper to create raised edges with many levels. The process is worked from the reverse side of the paper, using a template and sanded dowel.

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Gunther Uecker

Bewegtes Feld, 2000

Limited Edition Print

Embossing

EUR 22,500

Jan Schoonhoven

Untitled M-IV, 1972

Limited Edition Print

Embossing

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Body Art

It is made on/with human body. Body piercings and tattoos are the common body arts. However, there are other types that include branding, scarification, scalping, body painting, full tattoo on the body, shaping and sub-dermal implants. Body art also refers to a sub category of performance arts.

Abstract expressionism

Commonly known as the 2nd world war art movement that developed in the New York and gained popularity in American painting from as early as 1940s. Since then, it has evolved to become a unique art movement and has enjoyed being a favorite to some well known artists.

Mail art

Populist artistic art movement that is centered on sending work, though small scale postal service. It was initially developed from Fluxus between 1950s-1960s and has since then evolved and developed to become the present day global art movement. Ray Johnson was the first mail artist and his New York School is considered as the first network conscious of mail artists. Mail artists greatly rely on a network as a way of exchanging their artwork.

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