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PAINTINGS

 Batia Shani’s work is composed of layers of plastered paint, drips and runs, etchings and templets, and needlework which injures the fabric; each layer adds an unexpected element to the work…

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EMBROIDERY

Needlework has a significant role in the work of Batia Shani, a graduate of the Royal School of Needlepoint in London. Shani applies needlework to fabrics, paper, and envelops, and integrates it in her paintings on canvas…

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ENVELOPE

Similar to the artists of “mail art” from the 1960’s and 1970’s, Batia Shani also exploits the open and democratic space
available to anyone who purchases an envelop and a stamp and follows therules of addressing the envelope…

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