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Stamps, Seeing through Circles, 2013

This is a stamps. It was designed by Kyuha Shim.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Kyuha Shim as part of Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

It is dated 2013. Its medium is wood, rubber.

Shim created ninety-two custom rubber stamps to produce his series of prints Seeing through Circles (2013). The stamps have with visual densities that roughly match the brightness or darkness of sixty corresponding pixels. Printing the stamps together creates a texture similar to digital printing.

It is credited Courtesy of Kyuha Shim.

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Its dimensions are

17 stamps: 2 x 2cm 75 stamps: 1 x 1cm

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

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