Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Martha Boto

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Argentine artist Martha Boto is best known for her innovative kinetic and optical art. She studied art in Buenos-Aires at the National Academy of Fine Arts and was one of the founder members of the Non-Figurative Argentine Artist Group. She was the first artist from her country ever to work in kinetic art. Martha Boto first began to construct moving artworks in the form of suspended mobiles made with Plexiglas.
 
« I have always been fascinated by the laws of harmony and equilibrium which govern the cosmos through interrelations of light and movement, space,
time and color. »

Martha Boto

 
Her work in this area played a big part in the development of kinetic and optical art. She went on to explore the qualities of various reflective and light absorbing materials, including stainless steel and aluminum, which she used to create works involving movement, illumination, color and the distortion of light. After Boto moved to Paris in 1959 with her partner, the artist Gregorio Verdanega, her work was part of an international exhibition of Constructive Abstract Art. She continued to develop movement in her art and in 1964 Martha Boto created the first ever kinetic light-boxes by using electrical mechanisms to project light onto moving surfaces. Light played an increasing role in her art, by transforming objects through reflections from multiple mirrors and shiny metal surfaces plac Read More

Martha Boto

Déplacement Optique D, 1969

Sculpture / Object

Object

EUR 6,000

Martha Boto

Déplacement Optique A, 1969

Sculpture / Object

Acrylic Sculpture

EUR 6,000

Martha Boto

2 Demi Cones Avec Anneaux De Couleurs, 1975

Sculpture / Object

Acrylic Sculpture

EUR 3,500

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What is kinetic art?

What is kinetic art?

International movement referring to both apparent and real motion of art created in the 1920s and 1960s. It is explained as art emerging from any medium containing some movement that depends on motion for effect or can be perceived by the viewer. Canvas paintings are some of the notable and earliest examples of this art type. Speaking pertinently, kinetic art today refers to 3 dimensional figures and sculptures such as those operated by machines or those that move naturally. It encompasses a variety of styles and techniques that overlap.

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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