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

USD 5,500 - 7,500

Al Held

Untitled, 1989

Drawing / Watercolor

Watercolor

USD 16,000 - 19,000

Al Held

Scholes I, 1991

Limited Edition Print

Screen-print

USD 1,200 - 1,900

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

Camerata XII, 1989

Drawing / Watercolor

Watercolor

Currently Not Available

Al Held

Pachinko, 1989

Limited Edition Print

Woodcut

Currently Not Available

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What is late modernism?

What is late modernism?

This is an art term under visual arts that encompasses overall production of the most recent(latest) art that came to being between the aftermath of the second world war and the beginning of the 21st century. The terminology is at times used by artists to point to the similarities that exist between post-modernism and late-modernism though some differences exist.

Arne QUINZE | My home

Arne Quinze

My Home, My House, My Stilt House, 2010

Limited Edition Print

Digital Print On Paper

EUR 1,500

Victor VASARELY | Vilag | Screen-print available for sale on composition gallery

Victor Vasarely

Vilag

Limited Edition Print

Screen-print

EUR 2,300

Peter DOIG | House of paintings (Haus der Bilder) | Etching available for sale on composition gallery

Peter Doig

House Of Paintings (Haus Der Bilder), 2004

Limited Edition Print

Etching

EUR 1,900

Javacheff CHRISTO | Wrapped Walkways Detail WW-451 | Photograph available for sale on composition gallery

Javacheff Christo

Wrapped Walkways Detail WW-451

Limited Edition Print

Photograph

EUR 11,000