Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

Explore

What is an Aquagravure?

What is an Aquagravure?

Aquagravure is a technique combining several processes; including compressing wet paper pulp in a carved wood mold until the water runs off, painting the compressed paper, adding ink to the mold to print onto the painted paper, and allowing the entire work to dry.

Artwork by Bram Bogart

Fernandez Arman

Tubes Bleus, 2002

Limited Edition Print

Aquagravure

Currently Not Available

1
Abstract art

Abstract art uses visual language of form, shape, line and color to achieve its desired effect. However, it does not attempt or seek to represent external reality but the created abstract art composition may exist with a level or degree of independence from the world's visual references.

Pop art

Refers to an art movement that began in Britain in 1955 and late 1950s in the U.S. It challenged fine arts tradition by including popular culture imagery such as news and advertising. Pop art sometimes isolates and removes a material from its context and combines it with another unrelated material. This concept refers much to the attitudes that resulted in it and not on the art itself. Pop art employs comic books, advertising and other mass culture aspects. It is interpreted to have come as a reaction to abstract expressionism dominant ideas.

Land Art

Also referred to as Earth art, Earthworks or Environmental art. Primarily, it is a sculptural movement that encompasses creative artwork that integrates conceptual or physical elements of the earth or landscape to a finished piece.

Can't find your Answer?