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Chicago art 3 - Campeche wax

8 monthes ago   |   By Art With a Needle

Ever hear of Campeche wax? I hadn't either, until I ran into not one but two spectacular works of art in Chicago that use it. Campeche is the Mexican state just west of Yucatan, and Campeche wax is a very dark beeswax originating there. Because the wax is sticky, it's used for the substrate of art where you want to adhere a top layer of decorative stuff.
Eduardo Terrazas, 1.1.30, detail below
This large piece, at the Museum of Contemporary Art, was made by covering a board with wax, and fine wool yarn was pressed on in an elaborate pattern that must have taken ages to lay down. (The piece...
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