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canvas on bottles

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tgibbons (tgibbons)
Sat, 20 Sep 1997 20:43:04 -0500

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>There is also something to be said for unstretched canvas, that is
>gessoed, and then painted on and "presented" in the same way one would
>do a tapestry. Think dowels on top and bottom, or clip hangers like a
>quilt. I have also seen unstretched canvases by artists in galleries
>that are simply tacked to the wall. Also, I use unstretched canvas over
>bottles with students and to a painting on the bottles, using the bottle
>as the main shape (I think Magritte did it, I don't quite remember, but
>it was a long night last night in NYC until 1:00 am at the theater, so
>please forgive me). If you are interested in the bottle thing, let me
>know, and I'll clear my head and give more details.
>San D

The idea of canvas on bottles is interesting...can you give us any more
details? Thanks!

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