Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is pen and ink?

What is pen and ink?

Pen and ink is a traditional drawing technique using a dip style pen with India ink on paper. The fine tip on the old-fashioned pen is excellent for drawing varied lines and shading details. Some artists use a fountain pen with ink reservoir.

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Yaacov Agam

Sketch #1b,

Drawing / Watercolor

Pen and ink

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Yaacov Agam

Sketch #1,

Drawing / Watercolor

Pen and ink

USD 2,390

Allen Jones

Two dancers for Satie Cinema , 1989

Drawing / Watercolor

Pen and ink

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Mail art

Populist artistic art movement that is centered on sending work, though small scale postal service. It was initially developed from Fluxus between 1950s-1960s and has since then evolved and developed to become the present day global art movement. Ray Johnson was the first mail artist and his New York School is considered as the first network conscious of mail artists. Mail artists greatly rely on a network as a way of exchanging their artwork.

Figurative art

Sometimes known as Figurativism. It particularly describes sculptures and paintings clearly or specifically derived from sources of real objects hence they are representational as the name suggests "figurative art". This term is often used as a contrast for abstract art. However, since the coming of abstract art, this term has been used to mean any form of modern art with strong references to the actual/real world situation.

Street Art

Art that's created and executed in public locations outside the traditional contexts or art venues. It gained popularity during the 1980s during graffiti art boom. It has developed and continues to be applied into all subsequent incarnations. The common forms of this art include pop-up art, sticker art, stencil graffiti and sculpture or street installation among other forms. Sometimes, "guerrilla art", "neo graffiti", "post graffiti" and "urban art" are used in this context to refer to the created artwork.

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