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ARTWORKS RELATED TO PUERTO RICO
Art Intervention is art which is intended to interact with an existing situation, structure, artwork, audience, or institution. Interventions became popular in the 1960s, as artists sought to effect change in political and social contexts. Artist-in-residence programs were inspired by this art movement.
Oil on board is the technique of using either wood boards which have been sanded and painted with primer, or high density cardboard covered with canvas. Either offers the advantage of using less space for storage than traditional stretched canvas on frames.
Oil on paper is a technique which allows painters to use economical paper without the need to use primer before painting. Some are able to combine oil paints with solvents to achieve watercolor effects such as color washes with thinned paint, spattering and mingling colors.