Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Latvia

Latvia

Latvia's contemporary art scene is a fascinating blend of historical influences and innovative expressions. Institutions such as the Latvian National Museum of Art in Riga showcase inspiring exhibitions. Latvian artists like Mark Rothko and Vija Celmins contribute significantly to the global contemporary art landscape. Latvia's dynamic art scene is also celebrated at events like the Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art. Unearth the intriguing depth of Latvian contemporary art on Composition Gallery's website.

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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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Earth Art

Earth art was a style which emerged in the 1960s and 70s. It was part of the conceptual art movement, and refers to artworks created by sculpting the land or making structures in the landscape using earth, rocks or twigs.

Appropriation

The use of images or pre-existing objects with application of little or completely no transformation to them. It has played a very significant role in the history of visual, musical, performing and literary arts. In visual arts for instance, to appropriate means properly adopting, sampling, recycling or borrowing aspects(even entire form) of artificial visual culture.

Lithograph

Printing method based on the principle that water and oil cannot mix. It may be used for printing artwork or text onto a paper or any other suitable material for printing. Originally, an image drawn using wax, fat or oil onto a lithographic limestone surface or plate was used.

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