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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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

Thomas Lange

Brancacci, 1995

Painting

Oil on canvas

EUR 2,500

Thomas Lange

Ohne Titel, 2003

Painting

Oil on canvas

EUR 3,000

Thomas Lange

Ohne Titel, 2003

Painting

Oil on canvas

EUR 2,500

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Gestural

Gestural is a term which describes painting with freely sweeping brush strokes. The main goal of gestural art was to allow the artist to physically portray emotional impulses. Viewers were thought to understand inner artistic thoughts revealed through the varied, yet expressive paint marks.

Contemporary Art

Contemporary art describes avant-garde or innovative art created in the recent past or the present day. The date describing the beginning of contemporary art varies by the institutions which exhibit the style. The museums often date the era based on their founding year.

Gutai

Gutai were the group of Japanese radical artists who formed the Gutai Art Association in 1954. The word gutai is translated to mean embodiment. They created art on the spot for audiences, including their own physical movements; throwing paint, piercing paper and rolling in mud.

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