Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Duane Hanson

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Duane Elwood Hanson was an American sculptor who was best known for his figural sculptures which were cast from actual people. An aspiring artist for much of his life, Hanson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Macalester College when he was just 21 years of age.
 
« It doesn't have to be pretty. It has to be meaningful. »
Duane Hanson
After a brief stint as a high school art teacher he attended the Cranbrook Academy of Art and completed his Master of Fine Arts degree. In the late1960s Hanson created several fiberglass figural casts all of which regarded political and/or societal issues; often depicted using dark subject matter.
 
« My art is not about fooling people. It's the human attitudes I'm after—fatigue, a bit of frustration, rejection. To me, there is a kind of beauty in all this. »
Duane Hanson



A few examples of these include his Abortion which depicted a woman undergoing an illicit surgical procedure and Race Riot which involved aCaucasian police officer attacking an African American man. After casting these works Hanson would then paint detailed skin markings, such as
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Duane Hanson

Tourists, 1970

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What is activist art?

What is activist art?

Activist art is art created to address social and political issues. It is a kind of performance art because it is presented in public, working closely with the community which will create it. One example could be creating and posting social protest fliers in exhibition.

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