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 dimensional Read More

Al Held

Out And In, 1987

Limited Edition Print

Aquatint

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Al Held

Untitled, 1989

Drawing / Watercolor

Watercolor

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Al Held

Camerata XII, 1989

Drawing / Watercolor

Watercolor

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Al Held

Pachinko, 1989

Limited Edition Print

Woodcut

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Al Held

Scholes I, 1991

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Screen-print

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Al Held

Scholes II, 1991

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Screen-print

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Al Held

Pradorama, 1991

Limited Edition Print

Lithograph

EUR 3,000

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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.

Allen JONES | Box | Lithograph available for sale on composition gallery

Allen Jones

Box, 1980

Limited Edition Print

Lithograph

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Sonia DELAUNAY | Grande icône | Etching available for sale on composition gallery

Sonia Delaunay

Grande Icône, 1970-1975

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Etching

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Javacheff CHRISTO | The Umbrellas | Offset Print available for sale on composition gallery

Javacheff Christo

The Umbrellas, 1987

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Offset Print

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Robert RAUSCHENBERG | Plate from Photogravures Suite 1 | Photogravure available for sale on composition gallery

Robert Rauschenberg

Plate From Photogravures Suite 1, 1983

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