Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is a triennial?

What is a triennial?

Triennial is the term used to describe an art exhibition which takes place on a large scale every three years. These exhibitions often showcase the latest artistic works, developments, news and artists in international scale, incorporating major institutions from around the world.

Lowbrow

Derogatory term that refers to some popular culture forms. It describes an art movement that began in Los Angeles in 1970s. Lowbrow relates to a person with little intellectual or taste interest.

Conté

Conté is a vivid colored, waxy crayon. Nicolas-Jacques Conte’ invented them in 1795. Artists use sanding pads to sharpen their tips for drawing details, drag them flat on their sides for shading in large areas, and them to blend colors while drawing and sketching.

Collage

A production art technique primarily and commonly used in visual arts where artwork is made through assemblage of forms of different kinds to wholly create a new one. It may at times include ribbons, newspaper & magazine clipping, bits of handmade or colored papers, photographs, portions of texts and other objects.

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