Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is Cyanotype?

What is Cyanotype?

Cyanotype is a photographic technique that creates blueprints using a mixture of two chemicals. When exposed to UV light and washed in water, it produces white images against a blue background.

Alex Katz

Kate, 2006

Limited Edition Print

Cyanotype

USD 6,750

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Pixel art

Pixel art is a specific digital art created pixel by pixel. It is similar to making a mosaic, where small bits are individually placed, creating larger artworks. Nostalgia is credited for the pixel art trend which uses video game art techniques in new art.

Transavanguardia

Italian version for Neo Expressionism that refers to an art movement that moved across Italy and some other parts of Western Europe between 1970s and 1980s. It simply means beyond avant-garde. The art movement came as a response to conceptual art's explosion that got many expression mediums by reintroducing emotion and reviving painting. Transvanguardia marked a turning point back to mythic imagery and figurative art which at the time, was rediscovered.

Entropy

Entropy is the inevitable deterioration of a society or system. In art, it was popularized by artist Robert Smithson, whose use of it in New York in the 1960s was in reference to artwork he considered was static and simplified. He targeted contemporary minimalist artists.

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