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 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.

Robert INDIANA | Book of Love portfolio | Silkscreen available for sale on composition gallery

Robert Indiana

Book Of Love Portfolio, 1996

Limited Edition Print

Silkscreen

USD 135,000

Nobuyoshi ARAKI | Winter love #8 | Mixed Media available for sale on composition gallery

Nobuyoshi Araki

Winter Love #8, 2004

Photography

Mixed Media

USD 4,100

Alex KATZ | Day Lily II | Lithograph available for sale on composition gallery

Alex Katz

Day Lily II, 1969

Limited Edition Print

Lithograph

USD 10,200

Jim DINE | Black and White Blossom | Mixed Media available for sale on composition gallery

Jim Dine

Black And White Blossom, 1986

Limited Edition Print

Mixed Media

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