Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is a/the composition?

What is a/the composition?

Composition is the term used to describe the way elements are arranged within an artwork. The artist aims to create a pleasing relationship among the elements in the artwork. There are classical, geometric traditions for composition and contemporary movements which used new adjustments.

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New Figuration

A collective term that refers to rejuvenation of figurative art in America and Europe in the year 1960 following an abstraction-dominated period. Michel Ragon, a French art critic argued that revival of figuration took place during a critical period of social and political turbulence in America and Europe.

Space Art

Space Art is artistic imagery depicting the space matter of the universe. It began in 1865 with the first illustrations, based on science fact, of A. de Neuvill and Emile Bayard in the novel “From the Earth to the Moon” by Jules Verne.

Intaglio

Intaglio is a printing technique where a design is created by incising beneath the surface of stone or metal plates. Only the depressions are inked and the plate surface is wiped clean. An etching press transfers the ink to the paper.

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