Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Julie Mehretu

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Born in Ethiopia, Michigan painter Julie Mehretu rose out of obscurity after 2000 with her abstract cityscapes that encompass history and geography into their wild yet intricate layers. Mehretu's paintings are generally large in scale and feature frenetic outlines and cross-sections of known or unknown cities in concrete gray tones.
 
« I always wanted to be an artist, but I didn't really know how someone could make a life out it. »
Julie Mehretu
These "blueprints" are extensively overlapped by bold, often colorful lines and geometric shapes that appear to dash across, curve around, or burst through the canvas. The dynamic lines suggest the movement of objects and time, as Mehretu attempts to compress the complex history and numerous elements of "place" -- whether the place is historic or futuristic, real or imaginary -- into each two-dimensional image using traditional pencil, pen, and acrylic paint.
 
« I don't ever work in a way where something is an illustration of an event, but when something is occurring at the same time I see it as very informed by that. »
Julie Mehretu


Mehretu applies the layers of paint with tools equally varied: hands, brushes, towels, and so on.With the ab Read More

Julie Mehretu

Among The Multitude III, 2021

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Julie Mehretu

Untitled (Pulse), 2013

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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.

Takashi MURAKAMI | Doraemon: Sitting Up: Weeping Some

Takashi Murakami

Doraemon: Sitting Up: Weeping Some, Laughing Some, 2020

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GBP 1,800

Takashi MURAKAMI | Doraemon Sitting Up: A Pleasant Day Under The Blue Sky | Offset Print available for sale on composition gallery

Takashi Murakami

Doraemon Sitting Up: A Pleasant Day Under The Blue Sky, 2020

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GBP 1,800

Takashi MURAKAMI | Saved by Dokodemo Door (Anywhere Door) | Offset Print available for sale on composition gallery

Takashi Murakami

Saved By Dokodemo Door (Anywhere Door), 2020

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Offset Print

GBP 1,800

Takashi MURAKAMI | DOB Rainbow | Lithograph  available for sale on composition gallery

Takashi Murakami

DOB Rainbow, 2020

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GBP 3,000 - 4,000