Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Al Held

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Al Held was an American artist best known for his complex cube like structures he painted in brightly geometric forms. He studied art at the Art Students' League in New York and Paris. In the 1950's he returned to New York and began painting in an abstract expressionist manner.
 
« We’re not going to get rid of chaos and complexity. but we can find a way to live with them. »
Al Held
He then ventured into a more geometric style with his paintings of cube like structures in the 1960's. These structures were painted with heavy layers of paint so it would stand out from the surface. Al Held was a prominent figure with second generation Abstract Expressionists, but he was persistent in his exploration of the potential illusion within abstraction.
 
 « The best abstract painting transforms its formal qualities into metaphors for truths unavailable to direct perception. »
Al Held


His attitude of theories often defied many of the labels placed on this generation. His paintings had sharpened contours, geometric forms and an enlarged scale. His earlier work was generally done in black and white and he began to explore the aspect of three dimen Read More

Al Held

Scholes I, 1991

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Al Held

Camerata XII, 1989

Drawing / Watercolor

Watercolor

USD 30,000 - 40,000

Al Held

Pachinko, 1989

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Woodcut

USD 8,350

Al Held

Pradorama, 1991

Limited Edition Print

Lithograph

EUR 2,750

Al Held

Kyoto-wa, 1985

Limited Edition Print

Mixed Media

USD 2,400 - 3,000

Al Held

Out And In, 1987

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Aquatint

USD 5,500 - 7,500

Al Held

Scholes II, 1991

Limited Edition Print

Screen-print

USD 2,000 - 3,500

Al Held

Pradorama, 1991

Limited Edition Print

Lithograph

EUR 3,000

Al Held

Scholes I, 1991

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What is Hard Edge Art?

What is Hard Edge Art?

Hard Edge art is a style of abstract painting which became popular in the 1960s. It included areas of color differentiated by the use of crisp, sharp edges which are precisely painted with geometric precision. Jules Langster described the art as hard-edge painting.

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American Hi-Fi, 2009

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Boulevard Drinks, 2009

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Fox, 2009

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Rialto, 2009

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