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 abstract Read More

Julie Mehretu

Untitled (Pulse), 2013

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Lithograph

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What is abstract art?

What is abstract art?

Abstract art uses visual language of form, shape, line and color to achieve its desired effect. However, it does not attempt or seek to represent external reality but the created abstract art composition may exist with a level or degree of independence from the world's visual references.

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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