Tradition as Creative Catalyst: The Work of Joachim Blank

Wenger, Peter
October 2007
Surface Design Journal;Fall2007, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p26
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the work of artist Joachim Blank. He developed the batik-frottage technique that transfers the textures of different materials onto the fabric. Blank stresses that although his work is abstract, certain components of his paintings are taken directly from the reality of things. His unique achievement is to make people appreciate the essence and uniqueness of batik as an aesthetic phenomenon.


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