Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Bernd & Hilla Becher

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Artists usually become well known for the artistic works that they produce as individuals. Whilst artists may be described as belonging to particular schools, or specific art movements. So it is unusual for Bernd and Hilla Becher were best known for the art they produced together. Both were born in Germany in the early 1930's.
 
«The photo can optically replace its object to a certain degree. »
Bernd & Hilla Becher
Bernd and Hilla Becher met due to their interest in photography. Bernd died in 2007 and Hilla passed away in 2015 yet their combined efforts as conceptual artists provides a lasting legacy. The Bechers made their reputations as concept artists taking photographs in industrial areas of Germany.
 
« This is about objects, not motifs. The photo is only a substitute for an object; It is unsuitable as a picture in its customary sense. »
Bernd & Hilla Becher


Their images of Germany's industrial architecture became something of a legend in their own right. Germany had some iconic industrial architecture such as water towers and coal bunkers that the couple decided to take pictures of. They always took their photographs in black and white as it showed up a more nota Read More

Bernd & Hilla Becher

Fördertürme, 2006

Limited Edition Print

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What is New Topographics?

What is New Topographics?

New Topographics is the term created in 1975 by William Jenkins to describe photographers whose work was mostly formal black and white images of urban landscapes. He felt their aesthetic was banal, but the photographers felt their compositions were as important as natural landscapes.

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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