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J Altfas, “Flux #11”, monotype, 2015
J Altfas, “Jerry Uelsman at PAM 2004”, multilayer photograph, 2005
J Altfas, “Desert at twilight”, monotype, 2013
J Altfas, “Kawai, dusk”, photograph, 2018
J Altfas, “Test #8”, monotype, 2016
J Altfas, “Circus”, monotype, 2016
J Altfas, “Flaming Fields”, monotype, 2011

Welcome to Thinair ART!

The art of printmaking remains a constant Thinair focus. Showing innovative work from Thinair and other artists' studios, sharing ideas and an enthusiastic DIY attitude are central to our agenda.

Besides printmaking, Thinair pursues compelling topics in art and science, technology, health, etc. Holding no strict limits on subject matter it's wide open, even politics could show up in these pages…

Thinair is a paradox, personal yet aiming for the universal, with any luck provoking thoughts and even a few laughs along the way. The idea is having fun and actually being useful at the same time!

Inside View: Absent conversations

Wednesday, 28 March 2018 21:41:54 -0700

We are living in peculiar times. As if we needed proof, delare it a strange epoch when political subjects can't be talked about seriously in virtually any company—polite or rude, friend or foe.

The problem isn't ... read more...

Thinair News: Online, up and running!

Monday, 26 March 2018 03:19:05 -0700

Time does fly, doesn't it? It's been over a year since announcing the relaunch of the Thinair site. Finally, it's now really happened!

Redesign is complete and new features have been added. A noteworthy improvement is having the galleries brought up to date with recent work along with ... read more...

To Health: About “Salt Substitutes”

Sunday, 18 February 2018 21:31:57 -0800

Let's talk about salt. Of course “salt” ordinarily refers to common table salt, sodium chloride. But what does the word “salt” really mean? To a chemist “salt” is a very general term because there's a near ... read more...

On Art: The Material Side of Printmaking

Monday, 16 October 2017 13:32:14 -0700
J. Altfas, Flux #4, monotype, 2015

Art is about many things. It engages the senses and the uniquely human capacity for thought. To be art it must arouse something in us— in its presence we have a response. Surely if we're not ... read more...