Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Peter Witkin

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Joel-Peter Witkin is an American photographer. He is famous for his subjects, which include those with physical deformities, dwarves, people who are intersex and also transsexuals. Peter Witkin’s work is also infused with themes about death and images of corpses.
 
« Artists are the people among us who realize creation didn't stop
on the sixth day. » 

Joel-Peter Witkin
While Peter Witkin is known for creating complex scenes for his photographic images, he also uses techniques such as toning or bleaching his prints, scratching his negatives or using other hands-on work as the negatives are developing. His images are often called tableaux due to the way that the subject matter is often mixed with props and scenery specifically constructed to create a portrait of an entire event or thematic, yet dark view, of a world.
 
« My purpose is to acknowledge the wonder of being part of Creation. Though I myself don't create anything, I make from what has been created. »
Joel-Peter Witkin


Because Peter Witkin often uses dismembered parts, corpses and amputated parts from insane asylums or medical schools, which is restricted in the United Stat Read More

Peter Witkin

Carrot Cake #1, 1980

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Photograph

EUR 4,850

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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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