Alina Szapocznikow. Untitled. c. 1963–65

Alina Szapocznikow Untitled c. 1963–65

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Szapocznikow’s interest in experimenting with readily available material led to some of her most original works on paper. Around 1960 she began to practice a variation on monotype printmaking. Szapocznikow most likely used a porous material, such as cardboard, which she variously inked or colored with a greasy black crayon or oil stick then imprinted directly onto a smooth sheet of paper, a process that provided immediate results and allowed her to work without assistants or a printing press.

Gallery label from Alina Szapocznikow: Sculpture Undone, 1955–1972, October 7, 2012–January 28, 2013.
composition (irreg.): 18 9/16 x 11 7/16" (47.2 x 29 cm); sheet: 18 11/16 x 12 5/16" (47.5 x 31.2 cm)
Alina Szapocznikow, Paris
Edgar Wachenheim III Fund
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© Alina Szapocznikow. Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.
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