Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is Cynical Realism?

What is Cynical Realism?

Cynical realism is the term first used in 1992 by art critic Li Xianting to describe the Beijing artist group which painted satirical social realist paintings. The group sought to depict the psychological turmoil experienced when China was struggling with new political ideology.

Artwork by Yue Minjun

Banksy

Turf War, 2003

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Banksy

Applause, 2006

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USD 90,000 - 100,000

Yue Minjun

Untitled (Smile-ism No. 9), 2006

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Lithograph

USD 5,990

Yue Minjun

Untitled (Smile-ism No. 17), 2006

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Lithograph

USD 5,990

Yue Minjun

Untitled (Smile-ism No. 16), 2006

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Lithograph

USD 5,990

Zeng Fanzhi

Sitting Man, from Mask Series, 2006

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Lithograph

USD 5,990

Yue Minjun

Smile-ism No. 21, 2006

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Banksy

Dismaland Police Van, 2015

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Zeng Fanzhi

Last Supper (Mask series), 2002

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Silkscreen

EUR 22,500

Fang Lijun

Flower, 2005

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Li Wei

29 levels of freedom, 2003

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Photograph

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Yue Minjun

Contemporary Terracota Warrior No8, 2006

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Bronze

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Conté

Conté is a vivid colored, waxy crayon. Nicolas-Jacques Conte’ invented them in 1795. Artists use sanding pads to sharpen their tips for drawing details, drag them flat on their sides for shading in large areas, and them to blend colors while drawing and sketching.

Plaster

Plaster is a mixture of heat treated and powdered gypsum. It is mixed with water to make a solid sculpture, cast in a mold, carved, modeled and attached to other materials. Artists have used plaster for working models and finished artwork for centuries.

Acrylic on canvas

Acrylic on canvas is a technique that uses acrylic paint applied to a canvas surface using tools such as brushes and palette knives to spread the paint. Acrylic paint is a man-made liquid plastic which thins with water and air dries quickly.

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