Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Kenya's contemporary art scene combines traditional aesthetics with fresh artistic perspectives. Nairobi's Circle Art Gallery and the Nairobi National Museum are pivotal in showcasing innovative art. Prominent Kenyan artists, like Wangechi Mutu and Michael Soi, are significantly influencing the global contemporary art scene. Discover the vibrant world of Kenyan contemporary art at Composition Gallery's website.

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Wangechi Mutu

Homeward Bound, 2010

Limited Edition Print

Mixed Media

EUR 11,500

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Young British Artists (YBAs)

Also known as Britart and Brit artists. All these terms refer to a group of artists who started exhibiting together in the year 1988 in London. Majority of the artists graduated at Goldsmiths from BA fine arts course in the late 1980s. They are famous for wild living, use of waste/ throwaway materials and both entrepreneurial and oppositional attitude. In addition, they dominated British art and achieved wide media coverage. Most of these artists were collected and supported initially by Charles Saatchi.

Dansaekhwa

This group of Korean paintings started in the mid-1970's. Sometimes called "Tansaekhwa" meaning "monochrome painting" in Korean, these artworks involved pushing paint, soaking the canvas, ripping the paper or some form of manipulation with painting materials.

Serigraph

Serigraph is a process used to make an image using silk screen techniques. The image is scanned from an original oil painting and digitally separated into each color used in the original. Each color is assigned a separate silk screen, and applied by hand.

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