Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is oil on canvas?

What is oil on canvas?

A type of paint that dries slowly and consists of pigment particles suspended in oil for drying, mostly linseed oil. By adding a solvent like turpentine, the paint's viscosity may be modified and vanish can also be added to increase glossiness of the paint film that's dried. Use of oil began long time ago in Europe from as early as the 12th century where it was commonly used for decoration. It was however, not adopted to be used as a medium up until the 15th century.

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Larry Rivers

Queen of Clubs, 1960

Painting

Oil on canvas

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Larry Zox

Yellow Abstract , 1965

Painting

Oil on canvas

USD 23,000 - 30,000

Yin Jun

Crying Series - Brothers, 2013

Painting

Oil on canvas

USD 28,000

Zhao Bo

Untitled,

Painting

Oil on canvas

USD 6,000

Yin Kun

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Painting

Oil on canvas

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Shen Jingdong

Happy Soldier , 2011

Painting

Oil on canvas

USD 43,700

Shen Jingdong

Moments, 2014

Painting

Oil on canvas

USD 28,990

Riyas Komu

Last Landscape 1, 2008

Painting

Oil on canvas

USD 53,750

Yin Kun

Commentator Golden & Iron Bowl, 2014

Painting

Oil on canvas

USD 43,750

Yin Jun

Crying Boy, 2013

Painting

Oil on canvas

USD 18,900

Thomas Lange

Rosette, 1984

Painting

Oil on canvas

EUR 4,000

Thomas Lange

Casar, 1984

Painting

Oil on canvas

EUR 5,000

Thomas Lange

Brancacci - Petrus im Gefa?ngnis, 1995

Painting

Oil on canvas

EUR 15,000

Thomas Lange

Brancacci, 1995

Painting

Oil on canvas

EUR 2,500

Thomas Lange

Brancacci, 1995

Painting

Oil on canvas

EUR 2,500

Thomas Lange

Brancacci, 1995

Painting

Oil on canvas

EUR 2,500

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Arte Povera

A movement and style in art that originated in Italy back in the 1960s. It combines concepts of minimalists, performance and conceptual art by making use of common or worthless materials like newspapers or stones with the hope of subverting the process of art commercialization.

Shock Art

Shock Art is a movement which incorporates disturbing images, scents or sounds to provoke a shocked reaction and experience in viewers. Viewed by critics and proponents as social commentary, either negative or positive, the art form seeks to use taboo, obscene or outrageous components.

Neue Wilden

Neue Wilden is the term German artist used for neo-expressionism. In the 1970s and 80s, expressive painting emerged once more in the country, and artists embraced the intense colors and broad brushstrokes used. The movement grew in opposition to minimal and conceptual art.

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