Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Akbar Padamsee

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Akbar Padamsee is a modern Indian painter and artist. He is viewed as one of the early voices in modern Indian painting, along with M.F. Hussain, Souza and Raza. His media have included plastic emulsion, oil painting, watercolor, printmaking, sculpture, photographer and even computer graphics. He has also created sculpture, photography and lithographs.
 
« I never work out my colours by how they look,
but by how they move. »

Akbar Padamsee
In 1951, Akbar Padamsee went to Paris with Raza, and there he met Stanley Hayter, a surrealist who served as his mentor. Padamsee joined Hayter's studio (Atelier 17) and then held his first exhibition in 1952 in Paris. The artists in this show displayed their works anonymously which meant that he shared in the prize which Jouranl d'Artegave his work with Jean Carzou.
 
« The conscious mind is like a monkey bitten by a scorpion.  It is never still.  As a result most of our unconscious feelings escape us.  
An artist needs to be in silence. »

Akbar Padamsee

His first solo exhibition came in 1954 at the Jehangir Art Gallery. Akbar Padamsee’s work is primarily introspective. His series of "Mirror Images" are abstract designs that come th Read More

Akbar Padamsee

Portrait, 1996

Drawing / Watercolor

Mixed Media

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What is figurative art?

What is figurative art?

Sometimes known as Figurativism. It particularly describes sculptures and paintings clearly or specifically derived from sources of real objects hence they are representational as the name suggests "figurative art". This term is often used as a contrast for abstract art. However, since the coming of abstract art, this term has been used to mean any form of modern art with strong references to the actual/real world situation.

Robert INDIANA | Book of Love portfolio | Silkscreen available for sale on composition gallery

Robert Indiana

Book Of Love Portfolio, 1996

Limited Edition Print

Silkscreen

USD 135,000

Nobuyoshi ARAKI | Winter love #8 | Mixed Media available for sale on composition gallery

Nobuyoshi Araki

Winter Love #8, 2004

Photography

Mixed Media

USD 4,100

Alex KATZ | Day Lily II | Lithograph available for sale on composition gallery

Alex Katz

Day Lily II, 1969

Limited Edition Print

Lithograph

USD 10,200

Jim DINE | Black and White Blossom | Mixed Media available for sale on composition gallery

Jim Dine

Black And White Blossom, 1986

Limited Edition Print

Mixed Media

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