Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Glenn Ligon

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Glenn Ligon is a Conceptual artist that uses his chosen mediums to explore the themes of society, literature, and history in a way that is interesting and thought-provoking. Ligon graduated from Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and proceeded to attend theWhitney Museum Independent Study Program a few years later.
 
« Art points to things. It's a way of giving people not the standard way of looking at the world. »
Glenn Ligon
Ligon uses his artwork as a platform to explain his own personal experiences with racism and homophobia in the United States, as he has had to deal with both firsthand. He is best known for his text-based paintings, which use words and phrases in varying levels of complexity to show his point of view.
 
« An artwork is an arrangement of things. The ideal show for me would be if everything touched, literally touched,
so that everything would blur together. »

Glenn Ligon


The first painting in which Glenn Ligon used text drew inspiration from the prologue to Ralph Ellison'sInvisible Man. However, despite his success with this style of work, Glenn Ligon does not limit himself to paintings; he has also used photography, installation, sculpture and video to explore the sam Read More

Glenn Ligon

America, 2015

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What is conceptual art?

What is conceptual art?

Sometimes referred to as Conceptualism. It is an art where idea(s) or concept(s) included in the work come before material concerns and traditional aesthetic. Many of these conceptual artworks can be constructed by any person by simply following instructions written. The concept or idea is the most fundamental aspect of artwork.

Allen JONES | Box | Lithograph available for sale on composition gallery

Allen Jones

Box, 1980

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Sonia DELAUNAY | Grande icône | Etching available for sale on composition gallery

Sonia Delaunay

Grande Icône, 1970-1975

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Javacheff CHRISTO | The Umbrellas | Offset Print available for sale on composition gallery

Javacheff Christo

The Umbrellas, 1987

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Robert RAUSCHENBERG | Plate from Photogravures Suite 1 | Photogravure available for sale on composition gallery

Robert Rauschenberg

Plate From Photogravures Suite 1, 1983

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