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

Jim Dine

The Face in the Rage of Red, 1986

Painting

Oil on canvas

USD 43,200

Zhao Bo

Untitled,

Painting

Oil on canvas

USD 6,000

Yin Kun

Private Listing

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

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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.

Massurrealism

Portmanteau word that was coined by James Seehafer, an American artist in 1992. He observed a trend among postmodern artists who mixed themes and aesthetic styles together with mass media that include pop art. This art is a development of surrealism that puts emphasis on technological effect on the image of contemporary surrealism. The difference between massurrealism and surrealism is the foundation of the later in Europe at the beginning of the 20th century. 

Xiamen Dada

Xiamen Dada was a Chinese artist group from Xiamen city, on China’s southeast coast. The group, coming to prominence in the 1980s, explored the relationship between Chan Buddhism and European dada, embracing the absurd while using chance to determine the artworks made.

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