Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Jean-Charles Blais

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Jean-Charles Blais is a prominent artist from the international modern art movement, who enrolled at the ""École des Beaux-Arts"" in Rennes at the age of eighteen, where he studied for a five years. Several artist had a fundamental influence on his works including Nouveaux Réalistes, Pop-Art and Arte Povera of Mario Merz.
 
« I work with great trust in the processes of painting. »
Jean-Charles Blais
Blais was inspired to begin a new type of painting after observing torn advertising posters pasted one over the other. He developed a pictorial language that focused more on the space eluded to 'behind' the surface than the two-dimensionally formulated image conveyed by the actual surface.
 
« We live according to cultural norms that encourage us to treat the body as an image, and this division between the self and the image results in a space that is difficult to control - it is in constant flux. »
Jean-Charles Blais

Blais used the multi-layering of materials and his technique for observing the coincidental patterns created by edges and folds to produce creative motifs, figurative elements, houses, animals, plants and tools on the back. He most often used print m Read More

Jean-Charles Blais

Suite Nipon Pour C.B., 1985

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What is pop-art?

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.

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

Allen Jones

Box, 1980

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Lithograph

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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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Etching

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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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Offset Print

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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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