Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Fang Lijun

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Fang Lijun is a contemporary Chinese painter who works with both paint and wood as part of the cynical realism movement. This movement is Chinese and, in its original language, is called 'Wanshi' which is usually translated to the English word 'cynical'.
 
« For me artwork is always valuable when it's honest. »
Fang Lijun
Here, there is a lot of emphasis on the connection between reality and life, with a lot of the works produced in it being centered around self-mockery. Many of the subjects of these pieces are distorted or giving a strange reflection of modern life.
 
« The fact that you found that painting intriguing means that you already had that intuitive reaction. As an artist it's my job to visualise my instinctive reactions to the world. »
Fang Lijun

Fang Lijun’s work, in particular, often features young bald men doing different things and performing different tasks such as smiling or yawning. These young men are part of modern society and are confused by it. What it further represents is the loss of direction that modern Chinese youths are thought to have. On top of thi Read More

Fang Lijun

Flower, 2005

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What is Chinese contemporary art?

What is Chinese contemporary art?

Chinese Contemporary art is characterized by a profusion of styles and experimental tendencies. Avant- garde exhibitions in the 1980s were closed by government officials, while 1990s political pop and cynical realism emerged. China’s One Child policy also inspired the individual as subject matter.

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

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Photograph

EUR 11,000