Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is Art Intervention?

What is Art Intervention?

Art Intervention is art which is intended to interact with an existing situation, structure, artwork, audience, or institution. Interventions became popular in the 1960s, as artists sought to effect change in political and social contexts. Artist-in-residence programs were inspired by this art movement.

Pigment print

Pigment print is the term for a print which uses ink colored with pigment. Pigment is one type of ink used in inkjet printing because it is durable. The other is dye base ink, which is more chromatic but fades more easily than pigment.

Found objects

Found objects, objet trouvé in French, are items which an artist finds and incorporates within a work of art. Collectors have been displaying aesthetic objects in collections for centuries. But modern art uses objects with non-art functions, such as recycled or repurposed materials.

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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