Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is Polaroid?

What is Polaroid?

Instant print produced using a Polaroid camera whose degree of plane polarization is very high for light that passes through it. Such a camera produces a finished print as soon as there is an exposure because of its high internal processing speed. Polaroid prints can also be used to mean instant photographs and films.

Nobuyoshi Araki

Polaroid #10, 2009

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Mamma Andersson

Polaroids 1,2,5,7, 2015

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Tachisme

French abstract painting style that gained popularity between 1940-1950. It is often interpreted as a European equivalent of abstract expressionism. There are however, stylistic differences between the two art types. Tachisme was initially part of Art Informel which in favor of more intuitive expression, left geometric abstraction. Tachisme came as a reaction to artworks of Cubism. However, it is closely related to Informalism.

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.

Dada

Also called Dadaism, Dada was a literary and artistic movement that started in 1916 in the area of Zurich, Switzerland. It began as a rejection of rationalism and nationalism which were seen as practices that brought world war I. It also had some political affinities in addition to being an anti world-war I art. Dada activities were demonstrations, gatherings, and the publication of literary/art journals that covered culture and political topics.

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