Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Joseph Cornell

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American artist and filmmaker Joseph Cornell was well known for his shadow box type works that featured various old pictures, assorted Victorian trinkets, items from dime stores, and assorted other things that he found laying around.
 
« Look at everything as though you are seeing it for the first time, with eyes of a child, fresh with wonder. »
Joseph Cornell
He was able to create works in which the whole was greater than the sum of its parts. His audiences were able to view these individual items in a completely different light. His boxes would speak to themes like birds, childhood, and space. Joseph Cornell, through his shadow boxes, was one of the first adopters of the form of art known as assemblage.
 
« Beauty should be shared for it enhances our joys. To explore its mystery is to venture towards the sublime. »
Joseph Cornell



Cornell’s work was technically in line with the Surrealism movement, though he would come to dismiss this classification. He was opposed to the erotic and violent aspects of Surrealism, but his work did incorporate such key Surrealistic elements such as the juxtaposition of various unexpected Read More

Joseph Cornell

The Smile In The Giftshop, 1960

Drawing / Watercolor

Mixed Media

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What is Found Object?

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Found object is the term used for a man-made or natural object, or object fragment which an artist either finds or buys, keeping it for inspiration or as a work of art. The artist may also modify it, or use it for collage or assemblage.

Robert MANGOLD | Untitled 3 ( from A Book of Silk Screen Prints) | Serigraph available for sale on composition gallery

Robert Mangold

Untitled 3 ( From A Book Of Silk Screen Prints), 1992

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Robert MANGOLD | Untitled 2 ( from A Book of Silk Screen Prints) | Serigraph available for sale on composition gallery

Robert Mangold

Untitled 2 ( From A Book Of Silk Screen Prints), 1992

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Robert MANGOLD | Untitled 1 ( from A Book of Silk Screen Prints) | Serigraph available for sale on composition gallery

Robert Mangold

Untitled 1 ( From A Book Of Silk Screen Prints), 1992

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Joel SHAPIRO | Untitled 1980-1982 | Etching and Aquatint available for sale on composition gallery

Joel Shapiro

Untitled 1980-1982 , 1982

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Etching And Aquatint

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