Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Jules Olitski

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Seamless layers of intense color intermingling to create an effect of airy clouds of paint made a huge impact in the Art World for Jules Olitski in the mid 1960s. Olitski's objective was to take paint beyond the boundaries both of the canvas and of the artist's brush. He pioneered the technique of using a high-powered industrial spray gun to paint on unprimed canvas.
 
« I work day and night without sleep.
The paintings keep me fired up. »

Jules Olitski
Patutsky in Paradise is probably the best example of this stage of his work. He was also a printmaker and sculptor, exhibiting – as the first living American artist to do so - large aluminum spray-painted sculptures in a one-man exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art.
 
« I think of painting as possessed by a structure…
but a structure born
of the flow of colour feeling. »

Jules Olitski


Jules Olitski studied in New York and Paris after WWI and went on to develop a style combining Parisian influences with American Abstract Expressionism. The 1950s saw him experimenting with various mediums and exhibiting with such 2nd Generation Color Field Painters as Morris Louis and Kenneth Noland. By the mid 1960s his need to escape the limitations of the can Read More

Jules Olitski

Untitled (from Graphic Suite), 1971

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What is Colour Field Painting?

What is Colour Field Painting?

Colour field painting is an abstract style which features large areas of a single color. The first use of the term described the work of three abstract expressionist American painters, Barnett Newman, Mark Rothko and Clyfford Still in the 1950s.

Paul DELVAUX | Le tramway | Lithograph  available for sale on composition gallery

Paul Delvaux

Le Tramway, 1971

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EUR 2,600

Joan MIRÓ |  El Cazador de Pulpos | Etching and Aquatint available for sale on composition gallery

Joan Miró

El Cazador De Pulpos, 1969

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EUR 18,200

Richard DIEBENKORN | Seated Woman in Arm Chair | Lithograph  available for sale on composition gallery

Richard Diebenkorn

Seated Woman In Arm Chair, 1965

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Alexander CALDER | Pyramids & Spirales de Couleurs | Lithograph  available for sale on composition gallery

Alexander Calder

Pyramids & Spirales De Couleurs, 1974

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