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Savasan 10

1996 David Shapiro Born: New York, New York 1944 Yama Prints (Printer) Betty Winkler (Printer) David Shapiro (Publisher) carborundum collagraph, siligraph, relief and aquatint on paper sheet and image: 8 x 47 1/2 in. (20.3 x 120.7 cm) irregular Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of David M. Maxfield © 1996, David Shapiro 2003.80.1 Not currently on view


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David Shapiro conceives all of his paintings and prints as series. The Savasan series refers to the horizontal yoga position that describes the seven body centers or chakras. Each of the works in the series features a horizontal field divided into six parts, with the seventh chakra represented by the entirety of the piece. The composition reflects the progression of emphasis from one body center to the next in yogic meditation practice.

Multiplicity, 2011

Keywords

Abstract - geometric

graphic arts - print

paper - wove paper - korean kozo

aquatint

collagraph

relief print

siligraph

About David Shapiro

Born: New York, New York 1944

About Yama Prints

About Betty Winkler

Born: Pennsylvania 1954

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