Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is a Catalogue Raisonne?

What is a Catalogue Raisonne?

Catalogue Raisonne is an annotated listing including all the works of an artist. It is a comprehensive list including many specific details which help to identify the artist’s output in all media or one particular material. Some details include title, dimensions, date, medium, and location.

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Activist art

Activist art is art created to address social and political issues. It is a kind of performance art because it is presented in public, working closely with the community which will create it. One example could be creating and posting social protest fliers in exhibition.

Cracking Art Group

Italian art movement that comprises of artists from Italy, Belgium and France known for creation of public installations that include use of recyclable plastic to make massive animal sculptures. The artwork examines and signifies the rupture that exists between synthetic and natural worlds with plastic construction symbolizing synthetic world and the animals referring to the natural world.

Avant-garde

Unusual and experimental ideas in arts or on the side of people introducing the ideas. The ideas push the boundaries or limits of what is accepted as the status quo or norm in the realm of culture. The movement is liked by artists and many of them continue doing it tracing Dada's history through situationists all the way to the post modern artists.

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