Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is a painting?

What is a painting?

Painting is the process of applying media to a surface, using a tool such as a brush. The term refers to both the action and the resulting object. Artists use many tools to paint, such as brushes, airbrushes, palette knives, sponges or fingers and hands.

David Spiller

you are my sunshine, 1985

Painting

Acrylic on canvas

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Hermann Nitsch

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Painting

Acrylic on paper

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Bram Bogart

Extase, 1958 - 59

Painting

Mixed Media

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Eva Claessens

A hug, 2021

Painting

Mixed Media

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Damien Hirst

Heart Spin Painting, 2009

Painting

Acrylic on paper

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Damien Hirst

Circle Spin Painting, 2009

Painting

Acrylic on paper

USD 6,270

Ben Vautier

One night in Antwerpen, 1972

Painting

Oil on canvas

EUR 11,900

Shusaku Arakawa

Four dimensions exist in one dimension, 1965

Painting

Acrylic on canvas

USD 105,000 - 130,000

Antoni Tapies

Private Listing

Painting

Mixed Media

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Eva Claessens

Iris, 2021

Painting

Mixed Media

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Julio Le Parc

Modulation 911, 1987

Painting

Acrylic on paper

USD 13,950

David Spiller

Olive, 1989

Painting

Mixed Media

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Yin Kun

Private Listing

Painting

Oil on canvas

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Regina Giménez

S/T, 2004

Painting

Mixed Media

EUR 19,900

Pello Irazu

Untitled #4, 1985

Painting

Mixed Media

EUR 2,250

Pello Irazu

Untitled #3, 1985

Painting

Mixed Media

EUR 2,250

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Acrylic on paper

Acrylic on paper is a technique which uses acrylic paints on a wide variety of paper weights and textures. Artists may choose to use watercolor paper with smooth or rough surfaces. Using the acrylic paints with watercolor methods, such as bleeding, washing and spattering.

Maquette

Maquette is the term used for a scale model of a sculpture which is not finished yet. It serves as a rough draft so that the artist can test ideas about the sculpture without spending the effort and cost to make the full-size sculpture.

Monochrome

Describes paintings, photographs, designs or drawings of one color or values that have one color. Monochromatic objects have shades with limited hues or colors. However, for an image, the term monochrome is often used to refer to black and white. or gray scale though it may be used to mean other combinations that contain tones of one color.

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