Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Cesar Baldaccini

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Cesar, the common name for Cesar Baldaccini, is a French sculptor active from the 1950's until his death in 1998. He became involved with the Nouveau Realisme movement because he used 'found' objects to compose art. He later joined the Nouveaux Réalistes (New Realists) with artists Arman, Klein, and others; urban life was their motivation. He studied in Marseille and Paris at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. His first one-man exhibition was in Paris in 1954.
 
« I’m not an intellectual, I like to touch. It’s my hands that make my head work. »
Cesar  Baldaccini
Examples of his sculptures can be seen in museums around Paris and Marseille. He began his career by welding together pieces of 'found' scrap metal and made his early reputation with soldered and solid-welded sculptures of insects, fish, and animals. He was known for very large sculptures, such as a 40 foot high sculpture of his thumb and a 520 ton sculpture of several cars welded together.
 
« I entered the factory world and learned to approach recuperated materials in their own language. »
Cesar  Baldaccini

His welded metal work is part of his 'compressions' phase. Contrasting his metal work, Cesar moved into his 'expansions' phase by using plastic. In 1965, he started with plastic molds of human imprints and created large, shiny i Read More

Cesar Baldaccini

Friendship, C.1970

Drawing / Watercolor

Watercolor

EUR 4,950

Cesar Baldaccini

Untitled, 1975

Sculpture / Object

Mixed Media

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What is junk art?

What is junk art?

Art that tries to demonstrate that any kind of material or object can be used to create a wide range of paintings, sculptures, installations and assemblages. Many Junk art works have been produced by use of the ordinary materials around us. By simply applying knowledge and skills of art, great works can be produced.

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David SHRIGLEY | Everything Is Good | Screen-print  available for sale on composition gallery

David Shrigley

Everything Is Good, 2023

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David SHRIGLEY | I Destroyed The Tennis Ball And I Would Like To Destroy More | Screen-print  available for sale on composition gallery

David Shrigley

I Destroyed The Tennis Ball And I Would Like To Destroy More, 2023

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