Tag: Decalcomanias


While French surrealist Yves Tanguy used the decalcomania technique in his 1936 works Paysage I and Paysage II, the production of decalcomanias has not been confined to art. At Yale University, fingerpaint decalcomanias have been analyzed for their tendency to generate fractals when the process is repeated several times on the same paper. From landscape motifs to stoic pictorial symbols and abstract paintings, the technique