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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Chinese Contemporary art

Chinese Contemporary art is characterized by a profusion of styles and experimental tendencies. Avant- garde exhibitions in the 1980s were closed by government officials, while 1990s political pop and cynical realism emerged. China’s One Child policy also inspired the individual as subject matter.

Queer aesthetics

Queer aesthetics is the term used for art which has homosexual or lesbian images related to the 1980s politics of identity and gender issues; following the AIDS crisis and feminist movement. Notable works include photography of people of ambiguous gender by artist Nan Goldin.

Aesthetic movement

The Aesthetic movement occurred during the late nineteenth century. It emphasized the beauty of art, and the sensual qualities of visual art more than practical or moral features. The movement promoted creating beautiful art, simply for its own intrinsic value, throughout Britain.

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