A print is a multiple of an original work. It can be done on any number of substrates: paper, canvas, aluminum; use either pigment or dyed inks; and created on any type of printer. Prints can be printed in unlimited or open editions or limited edition runs, where only a designated number of prints will be made of a certain size or type of substrate used.
Serigraphy is a form of screenprinting. This process incorporates the use of fine mesh screens which are used to separate the image's areas color by hand. Each layer of color is applied to a screen and then carefully laid onto a heavy stock paper. The final image looks like a painting.
Abstract art is non-representational art or sculpture that does not depict elements of the natural world and signify a departure from realistic portrayal. Art from the Renaissance to the 19th century was realist and representational in nature. As European artists began to be exposed to art from other cultures, they found new ways to depict visual language. By the late 19th century, abstract forms and works began to appear in the art world.
More about Yaakov Agam
Agam Yaacov is a renowned sculptor born in 1928, in Mandate Palestine. He lived there until 1949. During his life in Mandate Palestine, Agam studied in Jerusalem at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design. After moving to Switzerland in 1949, he began studying at Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule as well as the Zurich University. In […]