Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Manuel Alvarez Bravo

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Manuel Alvarez Bravo was a self-taught artistic photographer from Mexico. His style was surrealistic, and Bravo sought to avoid depicting stereotypes of Mexican culture in his photos. Early in his career he was influenced by Japanese prints, Cubism, French Surrealism, and abstract art forms, but later in life he drew much influence from Mexico's muralism movement.
 
« The word 'art' is very slippery. It really has no importance in relation to one's work. »
Manuel Alvarez Bravo
Bravo's work spanned many fields, from promotional work commissioned by the government to cinematic pieces for the film industry.
 
« I work for the pleasure, for the pleasure of the work, and everything else is a matter for the critics. »
Manuel Alvarez Bravo


He also spent several decades teaching photography at the National School of Arts and the Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos, where his students included Graciela Iturbide and Nacho Lopez. Bravo's photos have been exhibited in some of the most esteemed galleries in the United States and Mexico, including the J. Paul Getty Museum and Casa Lamm Cultural Center. Because of his contributions to the photographic arts in Mexico, Manuel Alvarez Bravo is considered of of the most important fig Read More

Manuel Alvarez Bravo

Instrumental, 1931

Photography

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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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