Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is a Relief printing?

What is a Relief printing?

Relief printing is the process of etching or cutting a printed surface so that the design which will be printed is the only part left. Removing all the parts not wanted in the final product allows only the design to be printed.

Image © Enrico Castellani

Arnaldo Pomodoro

Composizione, 2015

Limited Edition Print

Relief printing

EUR 1,790

Enrico Castellani

Superficie, 1975

Limited Edition Print

Relief printing

EUR 3,890

Enrico Castellani

Superficie, 1979

Limited Edition Print

Relief printing

EUR 1,250

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Comic Strip art

Comic strip art uses the subject matter and commercial printing techniques common to comic strips. A group of 1960s artists created art paintings which incorporated Ben-Day dots used in comics and advertising to create highly graphic designs in bright colors using traditional art media.

CoBrA

CoBrA stands for Copenhagen, Brussels and Amsterdam; this group was formed with a desire to break away from the then existing movements. The Western society criticisms made it experimentally evolve to become a reputable international movement. CoBrA was started by Karel Appel, Joseph Noiret, Corneille, Christian Dotremont, Constant and Asger Jorn on November 8th 1948 at Notre Dame Cafe, Paris where its manifesto was signed. Their unifying factor was the need for freedom of both form and color and their working was based on experiment and spontaneity.

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.

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