Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is pastel?

What is pastel?

Art medium in a stick form that consists of powdered pigment and binder. Pigments used for pastes are the same as those used in producing art media(colored). Pastel's color effect is closely similar to dry pigments than the effects of any other related process. Artworks produced using pastels are called pastel painting, pastel drawing or simply pastel. Pastel can also mean the production of artwork using pastels.

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David Nash

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Drawing / Watercolor

Pastel

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David Nash

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Drawing / Watercolor

Pastel

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David Nash

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Drawing / Watercolor

Pastel

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Roberto Matta

Homenaje aux Pyrenees, 1976

Drawing / Watercolor

Pastel

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Roberto Matta

Space de l'espace, 1965

Drawing / Watercolor

Pastel

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Limited Edition Print

A limited edition print is one of a number of prints made at the same time from one printmaking plate. A fixed number are made and signed by the artist, indicating the printing order, using the format 1/10, meaning “first of ten prints”.

Activist art

Activist art is art created to address social and political issues. It is a kind of performance art because it is presented in public, working closely with the community which will create it. One example could be creating and posting social protest fliers in exhibition.

New Media Art

Genre encompassing all artworks created through the technologies of the new media including computer graphics, digital art, virtual art, internet art, computer animation, video games, 3D printing and computer robotics. Concerns under new media are mostly derived from mas media, telecommunications and the modes of digital electronic for delivering the works include practices that range from installation to performance, virtual to conceptual art.

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