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

Currently Not Available

Jasper Johns

Untitled, 1988

Limited Edition Print

Carborundum

USD 21,000 - 30,000

Jasper Johns

Untitled, 1988

Limited Edition Print

Carborundum

USD 41,000 - 45,000

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Net Art

Net Art is made on the internet, for the internet. Artists who create it use computers for imagery, exhibit art online, or build programs creating unique artworks. Since the 1990s, the movement has been viewed as subversive because it transcends geographic limits defying conformity.

New Media Art

Genre encompassing all artworks created through the technologies of the new media including computer graphics, digital art, virtual art, internet art, computer animation, video games, 3D printing and computer robotics. Concerns under new media are mostly derived from mas media, telecommunications and the modes of digital electronic for delivering the works include practices that range from installation to performance, virtual to conceptual art.

Figurative art

Sometimes known as Figurativism. It particularly describes sculptures and paintings clearly or specifically derived from sources of real objects hence they are representational as the name suggests "figurative art". This term is often used as a contrast for abstract art. However, since the coming of abstract art, this term has been used to mean any form of modern art with strong references to the actual/real world situation.

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