Apparitions: Frottages and Rubbings from 1860 to Now

The first museum exhibition to explore both the historical roots and the contemporary impact of this technique. This eclectic yet singularly focused selection will demonstrate the multifaceted ways in which frottage transcends the traditional boundaries of draftsmanship.
, 'Rubbing/Loving Project: Metal Jacket,' 2014, Hammer Museum

Do Ho Suh

Rubbing/Loving Project: Metal Jacket, 2014

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, 'From the cycle Touched by Color - Intimate Condition Weightlessness,' 1992-1993, Hammer Museum

Adriena Šimotová

From the cycle Touched by Color - Intimate Condition Weightlessness, 1992-1993

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, 'Foot Medication,' 1962, Hammer Museum

Roy Lichtenstein

Foot Medication, 1962

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, 'Shrouded Skeleton,' c. 1860, Hammer Museum

Shrouded Skeleton, c. 1860

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, 'Transmission 'G' #2,' 2013, Hammer Museum

Jack Whitten

Transmission 'G' #2, 2013

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, 'Worker's Hand (In the Typography),' 1974, Hammer Museum

Geta Bratescu

Worker's Hand (In the Typography), 1974

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, 'Brown and Black Rubbings, no. 3, from the New York Color Rubbings series,' 1972, Hammer Museum

Robert Overby

Brown and Black Rubbings, no. 3, from the New York Color Rubbings series, 1972

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, 'Rubbing of a Scene from the Ramayana,' ND, Hammer Museum

Rubbing of a Scene from the Ramayana, ND

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, 'Caress (Royal Quiet Deluxe),' 2010, Hammer Museum

Simryn Gill

Caress (Royal Quiet Deluxe), 2010

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, 'Untitled (Cosmology over Material),' 1984, Hammer Museum

Matt Mullican

Untitled (Cosmology over Material), 1984

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, 'Untitled,' 1944, Hammer Museum

Henri Michaux

Untitled, 1944

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, 'Untitled,' 1943, Hammer Museum

Toyen

Untitled, 1943

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