Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is a Light Object?

What is a Light Object?

Can be a sculpture or a light installation that uses natural and urban environment, suspended, relief, ground based, permanent or temporary. Two distinct types of light exist, one exhibited in gallery indoors and the light art that is exhibited outdoors. Light art has been applied throughout the human history.

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Systems Art

Systems Art describes a group of artists which used the structures of conceptualism and minimalism to create artwork responsive to their environment. They rejected traditional art themes and embraced aesthetic systems in experimentation with diverse media, connecting with late 1960s to early 1970s political movements.

Photorealism

Genre of art or artistic movement that encompasses, drawing, painting and some other graphic media where an artist carefully studies and understands an image in photograph then attempts to reproduce it in another medium realistically as much as possible. Though the term can be used to describe artwork broadly, it can also be used to refer to a specific group of painters and paintings in the U.S. art movement that came to being in late 1960 and early 1970.

Montage

A film editing technique where a series of shots are taken through a process of editing into a sequence so as to condense time, information and space. However, various contexts have made use of this term.

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