Hand-finished print editions on Avant Arte

Leading contemporary artists add unique details to their limited edition prints. No two the same, available for purchase online.

Hideaki Kawashima leaning over a table working on finishing a print

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What is a hand-finished print?

‘Hand-finishing’ refers to artists adding final touches to editions by hand, for example drawing, painting or collaging on top of a print. This process results in a unique series of work, with no two exactly the same. Every artist hand-finishes differently, reflecting their practice — some add meticulous touches of colour or detail, while others dramatically build onto the works. Historically, hand-finishing techniques have been used by artists like Pablo Picasso and Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Gisela hand finishing her print in her studio