Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Zhang Xiaogang

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Zhang Xiaogang is a contemporary Chinese painter who works with symbolism and surrealism. A product of the Cultural Revolution, he uses the conflicts he experienced in terms of overall Chinese cultural and on a personal family level to visually depict the dual nature of life as a Chinese citizen during those years and afterward. 

« Good art is born from knowing yourself deeply: Your art cannot hide how much you have discovered about yourself. »
- Zhang Xiaogang
His series Bloodlines is his expression of exploring the tangled relationships between private feelings and public life during the Cultural Revolution. It was inspired by his mother, who was a beautiful young woman who later came to suffer from schizophrenia. The series features monochromatic, traditional, yet stylized, portraits of Chinese families which Zhang Xiaogang has embellished with large eyes and large pupils.
 
« As an artist, the most important feeling is loneliness. So when I say artists need to isolate themselves from society this is what I mean: You have to look for that feeling of loneliness again.»
- Zhang Xiaogang
 

The subjects are in formal garb and posed to replicate photos common to the decades from 1950 to 1960. He sought to present w Read More

Zhang Xiaogang

Big Family, 2006

Limited Edition Print

Lithograph

EUR 10,500

Zhang Xiaogang

Amnesia And Memory, 2009

Limited Edition Print

Lithograph

USD 8,950

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What is Surrealism?

What is Surrealism?

Surrealism began in the 1920s with artists and writers whose works aimed to reveal the unconscious to unleash subconscious imagination, and explore unusual imagery. Bringing the unconscious into rational life was one key thematic goal of this group influenced by Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalysis theories.

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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