Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Rong Rong

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Beijing based artist Rong Rong is an important participant in the East Village art community that formed after the authoritarian shutdown of Yuan Mingyuan in the early 90's. The neighborhood at the time was a deserted slum made of dilapidated buildings is now a respectable and thriving art production hub in China known as the 798 Factory Art District due to the contribution of artists like Rong Rong.
 
« I thought that art should be free. We simply wanted to express t
hat we were interested in art. »

Rong Rong
Born as Lii Zhirong, Rong changed his name after relocating to the East Village and began dedicating his career to art. Though Rong Rong originally aspired to be a painter, but due to the fact that he wasn't accepted into a local art academy he realigned his focus and became an impressive self-taught photographer.
 
« It was an issue of knowledge and exposure; they had never encountered avant-garde art or contemporary art. »
Rong Rong

Early on in his career his preferred subject matter was documenting the East Village, Beihjing universe and the lifestyles that resided there, but eventually began moving towards photography with minimalist landscapes and simplified subject matters. Throughout the entirety of Rong Rong’s career is black and white images always rema Read More

Rong Rong

East Village 1994.3, 1994

Photography

Gelatin Silver Print

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What is contemporary art?

Contemporary art describes avant-garde or innovative art created in the recent past or the present day. The date describing the beginning of contemporary art varies by the institutions which exhibit the style. The museums often date the era based on their founding year.

Felipe PANTONE | Subtractive Variability Kosmos Axis | Mixed Media available for sale on composition gallery

Felipe Pantone

Subtractive Variability Kosmos Axis, 2024

Sculpture / Object

Mixed Media

EUR 5,000

Jim DINE | The Magnets | Collage available for sale on composition gallery

Jim Dine

The Magnets, 2010

Limited Edition Print

Collage

USD 18,700

Chuck CLOSE | Self Portrait (2) | Mixed Media available for sale on composition gallery

Chuck Close

Self Portrait (2), 2012

Limited Edition Print

Mixed Media

USD 6,760

Keith HARING | White Icons (D) - X-Man | Embossing available for sale on composition gallery

Keith Haring

White Icons (D) - X-Man, 1990

Limited Edition Print

Embossing

USD 15,500