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 No. 1 (from Bloodline Series), 2006

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GBP 6,620

Zhang Xiaogang

Amnesia And Memory, 2009

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USD 8,950

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

Allen Jones

Box, 1980

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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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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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