In art, frottage (from French frotter, "to rub") is a surrealist and "automatic" method of creative production developed by Max Ernst. In frottage the artist takes a pencil or other drawing tool and makes a rubbing over a textured surface. The drawing can be left as is or used as the basis for further refinement. While superficially s
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- masturbation by rubbing against another person (as in a crowd)
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Relief image obtained by placing a sheet of paper over a broken, textured, or ornamented surface, and rubbing it with a pencil, crayon, or charcoal. Brass rubbing uses the same technique. The term...
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Surrealist automatist technique developed by Max Ernst in drawings made from 1925. Frottage is the French word for rubbing. Ernst was inspired by an ancient wooden floor where the grain of the planks had been accentuated by many years of scrubbing. The patterns of the graining suggested strange images to him. He captured these by laying sheets of p
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1. The rubbing movement in massage. ... 2. Production of sexual excitement by rubbing against someone. ... Origin: F. A rubbing ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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masturbation by rubbing against another person (as in a crowd)
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(fro-tahzh´) a rubbing movement in massage. frotteurism.
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(French: `rubbing`), in visual arts, technique of obtaining an impression of the surface texture of a material, such as wood, by placing a piece of ... [5 related articles]
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Frottage is the practice of rubbing oneself against, or touching, the clothed bodies of other people, usually in a crowd, for sexual gratification.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: frō-tahzh′ Definitions: 1. The rubbing movement in massage. 2. Production of sexual excitement by rubbing against someone.
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Relief image obtained by placing a sheet of paper over a broken, textured, or ornamented surface, and rubbing it with a pencil, crayon, or charcoal. Brass rubbing uses the same technique. The term was invented by the German Dadaist and surrealist Max Ernst, who used the process to eliminate the conscious creative role of the artist. Ernst and other
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The process of making rubbings rhrough paper of objects or textures underneath. Brass-rubbing is fro
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