Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Vija Celmins

Night Sky 1 ( Reversed ), 2002

Limited Edition Print

Mixed Media

USD 21,900

Vija Celmins

Spider-web, 2009

Limited Edition Print

Screen-print

USD 5,750

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East Indian ink

East Indian ink is a medium made of fine soot, called lampblack, which is combined with water. The carbon molecules make a black, waterproof ink. It has been used in India since the 4th century BC. Artists use the ink for writing, drawing, and painting.

Cynical Realism

Cynical realism is the term first used in 1992 by art critic Li Xianting to describe the Beijing artist group which painted satirical social realist paintings. The group sought to depict the psychological turmoil experienced when China was struggling with new political ideology.

Junk art

Art that tries to demonstrate that any kind of material or object can be used to create a wide range of paintings, sculptures, installations and assemblages. Many Junk art works have been produced by use of the ordinary materials around us. By simply applying knowledge and skills of art, great works can be produced.

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