Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Otto Piene

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Otto Piene is a German artist who studied art at both the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf and the Academy of Art in Munich. He also studied philosophy at the University of Cologne and worked as a fashion lecturer for several years at the Fashion Institute in Düsseldorf. Otto Piene founded with Heinz Mack the group Zero, where later Gunther Uecker joined. He created his own unusual techniques to achieve stunning visual results.
 
« Light is my medium. Previously, paintings and sculptures seemed to glow. Now they do. »
Otto Piene
One of Otto Piene’s favorite techniques was to use stencil paintings on grids. In one series of paintings, he used the light from torches projected through the grids. In another, Otto Piene used different sources of fire, such as gas burners or candles, to add smoke to his work.
 
« My endeavor is twofold: to demonstrate that light is a source of life which has to be constantly rediscovered, and to show expansion as a phenomenal event. Everything is striving for larger space. »
Otto Piene


Otto Piene did not limit his work to using only these techniques. Some of his pieces involved printing and he even experimented with both industrial design and kinetic sculpture performance. He designed a statue in the form of a mining lamp in 1999. The statue, called Das Geleucht, was on display in Germany until 2007.

Otto Piene

Blue Streak, 1980

Limited Edition Print

Screen-print

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Otto Piene

Seuloeil, 1991

Limited Edition Print

Screen-print

EUR 2,600

Otto Piene

Seuloeil Blau/schwarzes Auge, 1991

Limited Edition Print

Screen-print

EUR 2,600

Otto Piene

Seuloeil

Limited Edition Print

Screen-print

EUR 2,600

Otto Piene

Migran Apparition, 1995

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Screen-print

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Otto Piene

Zyklop Rot, 1984

Limited Edition Print

Mixed Media

EUR 2,400

Otto Piene

Dark Romance, 1976/77

Painting

Mixed Media

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Otto Piene

Zyklop Gelb, 1984

Limited Edition Print

Carborundum

EUR 2,400

Otto Piene

Rastersonne, 2009

Ceramics

Mixed Media

EUR 9,800

Otto Piene

Rastersonne, 2009

Ceramics

Clay

EUR 9,800

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What is Process Art?

What is Process Art?

It refers to creative sentiment as well as artistic movement where the final product of craft and art is not the artist's principal focus. The term "process" in this art refers to art formation, gathering, the sorting, associating, collating, initiation and patterning of proceedings and happenings. It is concerned with the actual deed and the defining of actions as actual artwork; seeing it as purely human expression. Process art mostly entails inherent motivation, intentionality and rationale. This art is therefore, viewed as a creative process or journey rather than being an end product or a deliverable.

Allen JONES | Box | Lithograph available for sale on composition gallery

Allen Jones

Box, 1980

Limited Edition Print

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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Photogravure

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