Tires - 140 x 100 cm. Limited edition linocut print by Marta Banaszak
Black and white linocut printed, signed and dated by the artist. On double FABRIANO Rosaspina Bianco 260g paper (total size 140x100 cm). Exist in version printed in single sheet 100x70 cm (a single tire)
All prints come from artist’s editions of 12 proofs (épreuve d’artiste)
This print is part of the Doctoral Thesis „Khan Asad Pasha, Monograph of the form”
Tractor tires as toroidal shapes. The beauty of mathematics, geometry, repetition and 3-dimentional illusion.
In geometry, a torus is a surface of revolution generated by revolving a circle in three-dimensional space about an axis coplanar with the circle. If the axis of revolution does not touch the circle, the surface has a ring shape and is called a torus of revolution.
In the tradition of the Polish School of Printmaking. Since 1950 polish printmakers developed the technique of point linocut. The artist brings out a wide range of shades of grey from the linoleum plate by means of innumerable amount of small points of varied intensity. The more white dots, the more light. The linoleum plate is usually cut with a sharp-pointed chisel, but “maniac” printmakers use veterinary needles.
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