Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Cy Twombly

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Cy Twombly, an American painter and sculptor working in the 1950s, produced paintings of loose, abstract shapes on backgrounds of neutral shades like cream and grey. The shapes were calligraphic scribbles in colors that stood out against their bases. He used a lot of written words in his paintings to help convey the meaning of the work.
 
« It's absurd to talk about paintings that you haven't finished. »
Cy Twombly
Cy Twombly drew largely on myths and poetry as inspiration, particularly Greek myths and Romantic poetry. He quoted lines of poets such as Keats alongside the colorful shapes. Evidence of mythological influence can be seen in works such as Apollo and the Artist, and other series of paintings. As well as painting,Cy Twombly also completed sculptures.
 
« I swear if I had to do this over again, I would just do the paintings
and never show them. »

Cy Twombly

These often drew from classical styles, frequently made in plain white. Both his paintings and his sculptures were frequently made from found materials, and from that point, he covered his sculptures in white paint and plaster to mimic that classical style. Cy Twombly's work was distinctive enough that he evaded bein Read More

Cy Twombly

Untitled, 1973

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What is minimalism?

What is minimalism?

A style in music and visual arts that uses designs that are pared-down. It began in Western art after world war II strongly in the American Visual arts. Minimalism greatly derives modernism aspects and is often seen as an anti-Abstract Expressionism and to some extend, a connection to the practices of post minimal art. Some of the prominent artists are Agnes Martin, Donald Judd, Robert Morris,Frank Stella and Dan Flavin.

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

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USD 4,100

Alex KATZ | Day Lily II | Lithograph available for sale on composition gallery

Alex Katz

Day Lily II, 1969

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USD 10,200

Jim DINE | Black and White Blossom | Mixed Media available for sale on composition gallery

Jim Dine

Black And White Blossom, 1986

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