Analía Saban, ‘Fingerprint’, 2016, Gemini G.E.L.
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Analía Saban

Fingerprint, 2016

1 color monotype
13 × 11 in
33 × 27.9 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Location
Los Angeles
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About the work
Exhibition history
Gemini G.E.L.
Los Angeles

For the conception of this piece, Saban disrupted the uniform surface of an inked copper plate with …

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed and numbered in pencil on bottom margin by the artist
Publisher
Gemini G.E.L.
Image rights
Fingerprint © 2016, Analia Saban and Gemini G.E.L. LLC
Analía Saban
Argentinian-American, b. 1980
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Analia Saban’s sculptural paintings are the result of the artist’s interest in dissecting both the painting process and her works themselves. Saban describes her own method of working as both artistic and scientific—an approach that was inspired by her former instructor John Baldessari. She is best known for using laser cutters, silicone molds and acrylic, and erosive techniques. In her early works, Saban reduced the works of Modernists like Wassily Kandinsky, Joan Miró, and Henri Matisse into individual swatches of color, which she then cut out, copied, and rearranged. Since then, her painting practice has also included unraveling painted canvases and wrapping the threads into a single ball; shrink-wrapping oil-on-canvas works such that the paint moved beneath the plastic; and using photographic emulsion as a device for applying marks to painted surfaces.

Analía Saban, ‘Fingerprint’, 2016, Gemini G.E.L.
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About the work
Exhibition history
Gemini G.E.L.
Los Angeles

For the conception of this piece, Saban disrupted the uniform surface of an inked copper plate with the touch of her fingertip before the plate was printed on a sheet of pristine white paper. Once pulled from the press, Saban made a corresponding mark in the margin of the print with the same inked finger. In true …

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed and numbered in pencil on bottom margin by the artist
Publisher
Gemini G.E.L.
Image rights
Fingerprint © 2016, Analia Saban and Gemini G.E.L. LLC
Analía Saban
Argentinian-American, b. 1980
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Analia Saban’s sculptural paintings are the result of the artist’s interest in dissecting both the painting process and her works themselves. Saban describes her own method of working as both artistic and scientific—an approach that was inspired by her former instructor John Baldessari. She is best known for using laser cutters, silicone molds and acrylic, and erosive techniques. In her early works, Saban reduced the works of Modernists like Wassily Kandinsky, Joan Miró, and Henri Matisse into individual swatches of color, which she then cut out, copied, and rearranged. Since then, her painting practice has also included unraveling painted canvases and wrapping the threads into a single ball; shrink-wrapping oil-on-canvas works such that the paint moved beneath the plastic; and using photographic emulsion as a device for applying marks to painted surfaces.

Analía Saban

Fingerprint, 2016

1 color monotype
13 × 11 in
33 × 27.9 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Location
Los Angeles
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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