Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Franz Kline

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Franz Kline was an American painter. He studied both illustration and painting. He incorporated both of these art forms into his distinct works of large black and white paintings. If you were to take a quick glance at one of his paintings, it would remind you of Japanese calligraphy. At first, Kline was a realist painter. He admired the works of Rembrandt.
 
« The nature of anguish is translated into different forms. »
Franz Kline
After his arrival in New York, Willem de Kooning introduced him to abstract painting. Franz Kline became mainly associated with the Abstract Expressionist movement of the 1940s and 1950s. Monochromatic paintings of using two contrasting colors with wide brushstrokes were the recognized style of Kline's works. He was asked by art patrons why did he only use black.
 
« If you're a painter, you're not alone. There's no way to be alone. »
Franz Kline

He replied, "People sometimes think I take a canvas and paint a black sign on it, but this is not true,the white is painted as well as the black, and it is just as important." He used thick layers of paints to form his signature aggressive and energetic lines.His gestural pieces, such as Nijinsky an Read More

Franz Kline

Untitled, 1997

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What is Gestural?

What is Gestural?

Gestural is a term which describes painting with freely sweeping brush strokes. The main goal of gestural art was to allow the artist to physically portray emotional impulses. Viewers were thought to understand inner artistic thoughts revealed through the varied, yet expressive paint marks.

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English Channel, Etretat (319), 1989

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