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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Offset Print

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What is pop-art?

Refers to an art movement that began in Britain in 1955 and late 1950s in the U.S. It challenged fine arts tradition by including popular culture imagery such as news and advertising. Pop art sometimes isolates and removes a material from its context and combines it with another unrelated material. This concept refers much to the attitudes that resulted in it and not on the art itself. Pop art employs comic books, advertising and other mass culture aspects. It is interpreted to have come as a reaction to abstract expressionism dominant ideas.

Felipe PANTONE | Subtractive Variability Kosmos Axis | Mixed Media available for sale on composition gallery

Felipe Pantone

Subtractive Variability Kosmos Axis, 2024

Sculpture / Object

Mixed Media

EUR 5,000

Jim DINE | The Magnets | Collage available for sale on composition gallery

Jim Dine

The Magnets, 2010

Limited Edition Print

Collage

USD 18,700

Chuck CLOSE | Self Portrait (2) | Mixed Media available for sale on composition gallery

Chuck Close

Self Portrait (2), 2012

Limited Edition Print

Mixed Media

USD 6,760

Keith HARING | White Icons (D) - X-Man | Embossing available for sale on composition gallery

Keith Haring

White Icons (D) - X-Man, 1990

Limited Edition Print

Embossing

USD 15,500