Gestural paintings from charcoal-coated body

For her "Emptied Gestures" series, Heather Hansen coats her limbs in charcoal and then uses her body to paint beautiful shapes and forms on huge pieces of paper. I bet when she makes snow angels, they are prettier than mine. (via Imaginary Foundation)

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  1. IMB says:


  2. Wouldn't those be drawings, not paintings?

  3. Well, it is, but she could have taken the Farah Fawcett route and done it naked...

  4. It looks to me like she's just holding charcoal and drawing with it, rather than actually coating any part of her body.

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