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

Kyoto-wa, 1985

Limited Edition Print

Mixed Media

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Al Held

Out And In, 1987

Limited Edition Print

Aquatint

USD 5,500 - 7,500

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

Untitled, 1989

Drawing / Watercolor

Watercolor

Currently Not Available

Al Held

Camerata XII, 1989

Drawing / Watercolor

Watercolor

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Al Held

Pachinko, 1989

Limited Edition Print

Woodcut

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What is Colour Field Painting?

What is Colour Field Painting?

Colour field painting is an abstract style which features large areas of a single color. The first use of the term described the work of three abstract expressionist American painters, Barnett Newman, Mark Rothko and Clyfford Still in the 1950s.

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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