Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is Carborundum?

What is Carborundum?

Carborundum is the trademark name for silicon carbide crystals used as an abrasive material in sandpaper, cutting tools and grinding wheels. Artists originally used the substance for grinding lithography stones, but collagraph prints use it to create texture and tone gradients.

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Georg Jiri Dokoupil

Goldblau, 2018

Limited Edition Print

Carborundum

Currently Not Available

Antoni Clave

La Gloire Des Rols I, 1975

Limited Edition Print

Carborundum

EUR 1,130

Otto Piene

Zyklop Gelb, 1984

Limited Edition Print

Carborundum

EUR 2,400

Antoni Clave

Untitled, 1970

Limited Edition Print

Carborundum

EUR 1,130

Antoni Clave

El guant, 1971

Limited Edition Print

Carborundum

EUR 1,190

Jasper Johns

Untitled, 1988

Limited Edition Print

Carborundum

USD 20,000 - 30,000

Jasper Johns

Untitled, 1988

Limited Edition Print

Carborundum

USD 38,000 - 45,000

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Live Art

Live art is a form of performance event, begun in the 1960s, which is generally exploratory and innovative. The art is presented by a single artist or artist group before a live audience. Humans, animals and living plants may be included in the event.

Lyrical Abstraction

Descriptive term that characterizes abstract painting type that has a close relationship with Abstract Expressionism and has been in use from 1940s to date. Lyrical abstraction may also be used to describe two distinct but related trends in the aftermath of second world war modernist artwork(painting in specific). This art movement was born in Paris, France after war.  

Lettrism

Lettrism is an art form which uses letters, words and symbols to create an artwork. The art form was popularized in the 1950s in America, but was established in 1940s Paris. Lettrisme is the French spelling of the movement, and the French word for letter.

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